compunctionless love

compunctionless

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Without compunction.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Without compunction.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not feeling compunction; devoid of regret or remorse.

Etymologies

compunction +‎ -less (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The consciousness that she was sacrificing her daughter by thus bestowing her hand upon the sovereign of a petty kingdom might perhaps have deterred Catherine, had she not already decided upon the means by which the bonds of so unequal an alliance might be rent assunder; and it is even possible that the hatred which she bore to the reformed faith would in itself have sufficed to render such an union impossible, had not the crafty and compunctionless spirit by which she was animated inspired her with a method which would more than expiate the temporary sin.

    The Life of Marie de Medicis

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