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Your write an email and your compunction is good.
You ask me to proof your email before you send it.
Why do I say "You have a lot of punctuation errors!"
Because you probably do!
Compunction means a feeling of regret for one's actions.
It has nothing to do with punctuation.
So you wrote a great "I'm sorry" email.. but it has errors in it.
- A picking of heart; poignant grief proceeding from a sense of guilt or consciousness of causing pain; the sting of conscience.
"He acknowledged his disloyalty to the team, with expressions of great compunction."
"He felt great compunction after cheating at checkers."
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October 31, 2011
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