HyperDic: compunction

English > 1 sense of the word compunction:
NOUNfeelingcompunction, remorse, self-reproacha feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)
compunction > pronunciation
Soundskahmpah'ngkshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > compunction: 1 sense > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed).
Synonymsremorse, self-reproach
Narrowerguilt, guilty conscience, guilt feelings, guilt tripremorse caused by feeling responsible for some offense
repentance, penitence, penanceremorse for your past conduct
Broadersorrow, regret, rue, ruefulnesssadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment
Spanisharrepentimiento, compunción, hormiguilla, remordimiento
Catalancompunció, remordiment

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