Word of the Day – Mar. 4 – Compunction

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Dee Dee - Word of the Day

Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Noun: Compunction  (kum-PUNK-shun)

Definition:

1. Anxiety arising from awareness of guilt.

2. Distress of mind over an anticipated action or result.

3. A twinge of misgiving: scruple.

Sample sentence: A dilgent editor, Michelle feels no compunction about deleting words and phrases from even the most beautifully written paragraph for the sake of space or clarity.

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