compunctio

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From compungō +‎ -tiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

compunctiō f (genitive compunctiōnis); third declension

  1. puncture
  2. (Late Latin) prick (e.g. of conscience)
  3. (Ecclesiastical Latin) remorse

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative compunctiō compunctiōnēs
Genitive compunctiōnis compunctiōnum
Dative compunctiōnī compunctiōnibus
Accusative compunctiōnem compunctiōnēs
Ablative compunctiōne compunctiōnibus
Vocative compunctiō compunctiōnēs

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