compulsion


compulsion
compulsion coercion, constraint, duress, *force, violence, restraint
Analogous words: impelling or impulsion, driving or drive (see corresponding verbs at MOVE): pressure, *stress: necessity, exigency, *need
Contrasted words: persuasion, inducement (see corresponding verbs at INDUCE): *choice, option, election, preference

New Dictionary of Synonyms. 2014.

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