implies a disturbed state of mind resulting from a loss of confidence as to whether one is doing what is right misgivings of conscience
implies a twinge of conscience for wrongdoing, now often for a slight offense to have no compunctions about telling a white lie
implies doubt or hesitation arising from difficulty in deciding what is right, proper, just, etc. to break a promise without scruple
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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