Noun(1) an urge to do or say something that might be better left undone or unsaid(2) an irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions, even against your will(3) using force to cause something to occur
(1) Voting should be simple, especially in a country that uses compulsion to make people attend polling places.(2) He is prepared to contemplate compulsion in pension saving.(3) Parliament has since amended the law, in the light of that judgment, to make evidence obtained under compulsion inadmissible.(4) the payment was made under compulsion(5) The government has moved away from compulsion towards economic incentives for couples who have only one child and fines for those who have more.(6) A number of unions are also in favour of employer compulsion .(7) If at all they had called her, it had been under compulsion from either the film directors or the producers.(8) Here, Ross explores David's compulsion to overwork and the way his humiliating loss of earnings and status impacts on the family.(9) On the one hand, if it can be established that money is paid over by duress or compulsion , it is recoverable.(10) We were pretty much promised there would be no compulsion and we would not be forced to save.(11) The property is not seized, but has to be handed over under compulsion , with refusal generally constituting contempt.(12) Only a few do not compromise their principles under any compulsion .(13) The state's only function is as an apparatus of coercion and compulsion .(14) It seems to me that toward the end of things, I develop this compulsion to become more thorough.(15) Penman said she was in favour of increasing awareness of the importance of languages, but concerned about the removal of compulsion .(16) Some predict that, at that point, the government will be forced to introduce an element of compulsion .
(1) under compulsion :: onder dwang
1. obligation ::
2. urge ::
doen 'n beroep
3. coercion ::
4. obsession ::
Different Formscompulsion, compulsions
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