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  Words related to compulsion

Related / Similar Words: coercion, irresistible impulse, obsession

 

Definition:
  • using force to cause something; "though pressed into rugby under compulsion I began to enjoy the game"; "they didn`t have to use coercion";
  • an urge to do or say something that might be better left undone or unsaid;
  • an irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions against your will;

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    Hyponyms: eviction, constructive eviction, onomatomania

     

    Derivational Morphology: coerce, hale, squeeze, pressure, force, compel, oblige, obligate

     

     
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