Scruple is a feeling of doubt or hesitation based on moral grounds, or a very small amount of something.
(Obs.) Apprehension or fear
A hesitating or feeling hesitant
A sudden, brief, darting pain or pang
The definition of a misgiving is a feeling of doubt or distrust about something.
A sharp feeling of uneasiness brought on by a sense of guilt; remorse
Anything so reserved in advance
An instance of hesitating.
Reluctance or an inability to make up one's mind; irresolution.
The definition of a pang is a sharp and sudden physical or emotional pain.
A change in thought about a matter after reconsidering it
Anxiety can be a symptom of mental illness characterized by feelings of nervousness or distress without a noticeable cause.
Nausea is a feeling of sickness or disgust that makes the person want to vomit.
A gloomy effect or atmosphere:
Sorrow over a person or thing gone, lost, etc.
(Rare) Opposition; revolt
The quality or state of being sick or diseased; illness; disease or malady.
Uncertainty is defined as doubt.
Distress or discomfort
Something providing ease, convenience, or security:
A certain indefinite number; certain ones (of)
- Misgiving implies a disturbed state of mind resulting from a loss of confidence as to whether one is doing what is right misgivings of conscience
- Compunction implies a twinge of conscience for wrongdoing, now often for a slight offense to have no compunctions about telling a white lie
- Scruple implies doubt or hesitation arising from difficulty in deciding what is right, proper, just, etc. to break a promise without scruple
- Qualm implies a painful feeling of uneasiness arising from a consciousness that one is or may be acting wrongly I had qualms about leaving the children alone in the house
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