How to use "compunction" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "compunction" in popular movie and book plots

  • After saving Evans' life, Strock explains that his oath of loyalty to Robur was insincere, and that as a captive, he feels no compunction to behave as a gentleman.  - Master of the World (1961 film)
  • Roch has no compunction in using it on British or American ships, and the first cruiser to approach the island is easily destroyed with only a handful of its crew surviving.  - Facing the Flag
  • James More eventually arrives and proves something of a disappointment, drinking a great deal and showing no compunction against living off David's largesse.  - Catriona (novel)
  • In private conversation it is revealed they have no compunction in killing Canfield once they have all that they want.  - The Secret of Convict Lake

Example sentences for "compunction" in interesting articles

  • In the East, on the other hand, the Crown Prince had no compunction about rebelling against his father and chopping off his head. Punitive Gods don’t come into the picture.  - School Is to Submit
  • Every one of us is entrusted with information that our family, friends, colleagues, and acquaintances would rather that we kept private, and while there is no absolute obligation for us to comply with their wishes—there are, indeed, times when we have a moral obligation to speak out in order to defend other goods—assigning the privacy of others a value of zero is callous.With Dyer's consent to poke around his email account, I didn't feel any compunction about doing so, at first.  - This Man Has Nothing to Hide – Not Even His Email Password
  • Discrimination The literature on political prejudice demonstrates that strongly identified partisans show little compunction about expressing their overt hostility toward the other side (e.g., Chambers et al., 2013; Crawford & Pilanski, 2013; Haidt, 2012).  - A review paper on the lack of political diversity in social psychology

Meaning of "compunction" in English

  • a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)

Meaning of "compunction" in Hindi

  • पछतावा ( Pachhatava, pachhataavaa, pachhatawa)
  • पश्चाताप ( Pashchatap, pashchaataap)
  • खेद ( Khed)
  • खेद
  • अनुताप ( Anutap, anutaap)
  • अनुशय ( Anushay)

Synonyms of "compunction"

  • remorse
  • self reproach

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