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Compulsion in a sentence

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Sentence count:119+10 Only show simple sentencesPosted:2017-01-23Updated:2020-07-24
Antonym: freedomlibertySimilar words: compulsivelyexpulsionimpulsivecompulsoryavulsionconvulsionsimpulsecompunctionMeaning: [kəm'pʌlʃn]  n. 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 against your will 3. using force to cause something. 
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1 The desire to laugh became a compulsion.
2 The legal system is based on compulsion.
3 Slaves work by compulsion, not by choice.
4 You are under no compulsion to pay immediately.
5 For many people, dieting is a compulsion.
6 He felt a sudden compulsion to drop the bucket and run.
7 There is an element of compulsion in the new scheme for the unemployed.
8 I will pay nothing under compulsion.
9 Compulsion will never result in convincing them.
10 You're under no compulsion to take part.
11 He felt an inner compulsion to write.
12 Owners are under no compulsion to sell their land.
13 He felt a great compulsion to drive too fast.
14 He seemed drived by some mad compulsion.
15 Drinking is a compulsion with him.
16 The use of compulsion in psychiatric care cannot be justified.
17 Don't feel under any compulsion to take me with you.
18 Leith felt an overwhelming compulsion to tell him the truth.
19 He felt a sudden compulsion to laugh out loud.
20 It was Lubbock's scheme,( slimmed down and minus compulsion.
21 Under that compulsion they parted with their money.
22 No compulsion would have been necessary.
23 The government has moved beyond exhortation to compulsion and thus removed yet another strand of local discretion.
24 She had forgotten the compulsion of his confident smile(, the total assurance he carried everywhere he went.
25 But some kind of late-blooming compulsion to be honest is making it harder for me to stay under cover.
26 He seems to be driven by some kind of inner compulsion.
27 The contract was vitiated because one person signed under compulsion.
28 Many universities argued that students learned more when they were in classes out of choice rather than compulsion.
29 Zeno believed that people could govern their actions without the need for external compulsion.
30 And if religion was rational, and basic truths were plain, what justification could there be for compulsion?
More similar words: compulsivelyexpulsionimpulsivecompulsoryavulsionconvulsionsimpulsecompunctioncompressioncomprehensionpulsecomputermicrocomputerpopulationfusionallusionversioncessionmansionsessionmissionpassionerosionpensiontensioncompanionenvisionemissionrevisionaversion
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