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compunction
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
compunction /kəm'pʌɳkʃn/
  • danh từ
    • sự ăn năn, sự hối hận, sự ân hận, sự hối tiếc
      • to be seized with compunction: hối hận
      • without any compunction: không ân hận một chút nào cả
Concise Dictionary
compunctionskəm'pʌŋkʃn
noun
+a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)
Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 remorse, contrition, regret, uneasiness of mind, pang or pricking of conscience, self-reproach:
He has no compunction about hurting your feelings.
2 hesitation, reluctance, reserve, disinclination, qualm, misgiving, unwillingness, fear:
She has no compunction about speaking her mind.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
[U] (also [C] in AmE) ~ (about doing sth) (formal) a feeling of guilt about doing sth: She felt no compunction about leaving her job. + He had lied to her without compunction. + (AmE) She has no compunctions about rejecting the plan.


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