Compulsion synonyms

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(Mathematics) A condition that a solution to an optimization problem must satisfy.
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The improper use of economic power to alter, shape, or otherwise control the actions of another.
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The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
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The application of force, or the threat of force, to compel another to act against his or her will. Used as a defense in criminal and contractual matters, for example, that a defendant participated in a crime because held at gunpoint, or signed a contract only under the threat of physical harm. See also economic duress.
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A strong organized effort to accomplish a purpose:
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The state or fact of being in need.
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A condition of poverty or misfortune:
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An obsession
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Urge is the act of force or pushing along or a desire for something.
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(Psychology) A strong attachment to a person or thing, manifested in an immature or pathological way.
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Preoccupation is a state of being focused on and engrossed in something, or the thing that you are engrossed in.
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Pressure is an application of force by pressing, or an urgent demand or force which can cause stress.
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A loss or limitation of liberty; confinement
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A condition involving use of a substance, such as a drug or alcohol, or engagement in a behavior, such as gambling, in which a person has strong cravings, is unable to stop or limit the activity, continues the activity despite harmful consequences, and experiences distress upon discontinuance:
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(Psychiatry) A pattern of unwanted or intrusive thoughts or urges that recur persistently, often accompanied by symptoms of anxiety.
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Cooperative action
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Driving force
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Any of various factors that cause a body to change its speed, direction, or shape. Force is a vector quantity, having both magnitude and direction. Contributions of force from different sources can be summed to give the net force at any given point.
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(Mech.) The change in momentum effected by a force, measured by multiplying the average value of the force by the time during which it acts
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A social, legal, or moral requirement, duty, contract, or promise that compels someone to follow or avoid a particular course of action.
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The freedom of choice and of action of a judge, prosecutor, or other public official, within the defined scope of his or her responsibilities. For example, in a criminal matter a judge may have wide discretion to release the defendant on recognizance or to demand bail in any amount, based on the judge’s view of the defendant as a flight risk.
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An act of choosing; a selection:
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The doctrine that people have such freedom
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Spontaneous behavior, movement, action, etc.
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Volition is defined as the act of using your will to make a conscious decision.
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A city of western Missouri, a suburb of Kansas City. It was a starting point for the Santa Fe and Oregon Trails during the 1800s.
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The condition of not being in prison or captivity:
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Excessive freedom; lack of due restraint.
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Freedom from government or private interference or constraints.
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The capacity to resist attack; impregnability:
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Intense force or great power, as in natural phenomena:
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The quality or state of being mandatory.
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The state or characteristic of being necessary.
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(Ulster) favour
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Find another word for compulsion. In this page you can discover 36 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for compulsion, like: constraint, coercion, attack, duress, drive, necessity, need, irresistible impulse, urge, fixation and preoccupation.