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compunction
used in Sense and Sensibility

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Definition
guilt for a misdeed; or a feeling that it would be wrong to do something
  • He had just compunction enough for having done nothing for his sisters himself, to be exceedingly anxious that everybody else should do a great deal; and an offer from Colonel Brandon, or a legacy from Mrs. Jennings, was the easiest means of atoning for his own neglect.
    Chapter 33 (91% in)

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