In Super, there are a few delicately written sex scenes the prodigious author feels no compunction about writing.
This is a man who has traveled to Iran and China with no compunction.
When I get them alone, I have no compunction about blowing them to bits.
Today, however, ambitious politicians feel no compunction at launching initial campaigns as strangers and newcomers.
Penn State students, however, have shown no compunction about buying up as many season tickets as possible.
In ancient Egypt it was a sin to kill a cat; in England cats are slain in myriads without a tremor of compunction.
Mr. Don rises, wincing, and Dick also is at once on his feet, full of compunction.
Well, just try to remember how many instances of compunction you have seen.
But the minister, filled with compunction, took her up in his arms.
Callous as the wretch was, Percival's emotion and his proposal struck Varney with a sentiment like compunction.
mid-14c., from Old French compunction (12c., Modern French componction), from Late Latin compunctionem (nominative compunctio) "remorse; a pricking" (of conscience), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin compungere "to severely prick, sting," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + pungere "to prick" (see pungent). Used in figurative sense by early Church writers. Originally a much more intense feeling, similar to "remorse," or "contrition."