10/31/11

Compunction

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!"
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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.

Compunction
- 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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