Compunction in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Compunction

anxiety arising from awareness of guilt

Examples of Compunction in a sentence

The serial killer showed no compunction when his guilty verdict was announced. 🔊

Even though the stock broker admitted his crime, he displayed very little compunction while standing in front of the judge.  🔊

Surprisingly, the gang member showed compunction when questioned about the murder. 🔊

The drunk driver showed no compunction after killing an innocent person.  🔊

Although the school’s behavior policy was clearly defined, the wild student had no compunction about not following the rules.  🔊

Helen divorced her husband because he never seemed to feel any compunction about lying to her.  🔊

When the Petersons failed to make their mortgage payments, the bank manager showed no compunction and quickly foreclosed on the couple’s home.  🔊

Because Michelle lacked compunction, she had no problem throwing away food which could be eaten by others.  🔊

Even though Roger was on a strict diet, he felt little compunction after eating three donuts.  🔊

Politicians never have any compunction about wasting the money of hardworking taxpayers.  🔊

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