The improper use of economic power to alter, shape, or otherwise control the actions of another.
A condition of poverty or misfortune:
Pressing or urgent need, especially that arising from poverty.
A social, legal, or moral requirement, such as a duty, contract, or promise, that compels one to follow or avoid a particular course of action:
An impelling force; sudden, driving force; push; thrust; impetus
A capacity for affecting the mind or behavior; efficacy:
The threat or use of force to prevent, restrict, or dictate the action or thought of others.
The definition of an addiction is an obsessive need for a habit forming substance or activity.
An exaggerated preoccupation; obsession
Effective or binding force; efficacy:
(Philos.) Freedom to choose; freedom from compulsion or constraint
Excessive, undisciplined freedom, constituting an abuse of liberty
Ease or facility of movement:
The act of using the will; exercise of the will as in deciding what to do
Spontaneous behavior, impulse, or movement.
Freedom to act or judge on one's own:
Something needed; necessity; need
Control or repression of feelings; constraint.
The initial movement in a task or undertaking:
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