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    questions about "compunction"

    Hello,
    Could I please get guidance on whether the following sentence uses the word "compunction" correctly? I have confused myself; can a person have too much of a negative feeling?

    -- She desires to be a femme fatale, but has too much compunction.--

    Also, if a person has many compunctions, do they have multiple feelings of guilt that are different from each other, or just alot of the same type of feelings of guilt?

    Thank you.

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    Re: questions about "compunction"

    Your sentence seems fine to me.

    I have never heard the word compunction used in the plural. I always thought that compunction, like pride, has no plural form.

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