compunction


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a feeling of uncertainty about the fitness or correctness of an action

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But looking at them, sabi ko nga, setting aside whether they're guilty or not, I could feel the stress, probably the compunction sa kanila,' the senator said.
There seem to be a lot of words for feelings of guilt, such as qualm, compunction and scruple.
I have no compunction about calling the police if people try it on.
This is a collection that metes out unfiltered bits of hard reality without compunction.
She also disclosed that disgraced former Caribbean football chief Jack Warner and his successor Jeffrey Webb - who has pleaded guilty to seven charges - had no compunction about embezzling development and relief money destined for the very poorest countries.
Those who rule -- whether presidents or prime ministers, members of Congress or members of Parliament -- may pay lip service to freedom of speech and the press, but when those freedoms are turned against them, they can have little compunction about abusing their power in an effort to keep tabs on the watchdogs or even silence them, if necessary.
Obviously if cuts have to be imposed the staff costs are the major item and they had no compunction about targeting nursing staff.
Mr Martin, Fife RECORD columnist Joan McAlpine seems to have no compunction about stereotyping the Tory "babes".
Most of our celebrities have no compunction promoting the wrong message.
Those who RACK up so many points are either potentially dangerous drivers or those who have no compunction in ignoring our traffic laws.
AS THE city council seems to have no shame in presenting a couple of lawns and paths as a vibrant "Green Space", Red Button has no compunction in reheating an idea which, probably like the council's sketch, took several minutes to complete.
At the end of World War Two, when the three allies, Britain, the US and the Soviet Union, were considering what to do with the top German political and military leaders, Winston Churchill had no compunction in saying they should be taken out of their cells and shot.
The rhetoric of the Tampa and Charlotte party convention spectacles demonstrated that collectivists of the right and left have no such compunction and are eager to run our lives for us.
Despite claiming to be fluent in Cantonese and German, your correspondent has been resident in a predominantly Welsh-speaking area for 30 years and has felt no desire or compunction to learn the language.
If I did I would have no compunction about reporting this unsociable person to the authorities Aggrieved and disgusted