Sentence Examples with the word compunction

He didn't doubt that if it were to her advantage to do so, she'd have no compunction in involving him, however unfairly.

At the dissolution he surrendered his priory without compunction to the crown, and received a liberal pension.

Some fighting Catholics haunted woods and hills under the name of tories, afterwards given in derision to a great party, and were hunted down with as little compunction as the wolves to which they were compared.

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The very inconsistency with which Villehardouin is chargeable, the absence of compunction with which he relates the changing of a sacred religious pilgrimage into something by no means unlike a mere filibustering raid on the great scale, add a charm to the book.