Compulsion

  • 21compulsion — UK [kəmˈpʌlʃ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms compulsion : singular compulsion plural compulsions 1) [countable] a very strong feeling of wanting to do something, especially a feeling that you cannot control He felt a sudden compulsion to tell her the… …

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  • 22compulsión — s f 1 Fuerza o presión que ejerce una persona sobre otra para que actúe de cierta manera, a pesar de su negativa o su resistencia; fuerza de esa clase con que una constitución social obliga a las personas a actuar de cierta manera: trabajar por… …

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  • 23Compulsion — Sémiologie psychiatrique L extraction de la pierre de la folie (Jérôme Bosch 1475 1480) La sémiologie psychiatrique, branche de la sémiologie médicale, est l étude des signes, symptômes et syndromes que l on peut observer au cours des troubles… …

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  • 24compulsion — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Coercion Nouns compulsion, coercion, coaction, constraint, duress, obligation; enforcement, pressure; [physical, brute, or main] force; the sword, martial law, strong arm [of the law]; draft,… …

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  • 25compulsion — com|pul|sion [ kəm pʌlʃən ] noun 1. ) count a very strong feeling of wanting to do something, especially a feeling that you cannot control: He felt a sudden compulsion to tell her the truth. 2. ) uncount a legal or other obligation to do… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 26compulsión — {{#}}{{LM C09623}}{{〓}} {{SynC09853}} {{[}}compulsión{{]}} ‹com·pul·sión› {{《}}▍ s.f.{{》}} Inclinación o pasión vehemente y tenaz u obsesiva: • Cada vez que ve una tarta tiene la compulsión de estampársela en la cara a alguien.{{○}}… …

    Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • 27compulsión — ► sustantivo femenino 1 DERECHO Apremio por mandato de una autoridad que se hace a una persona para obligarla a que haga una cosa concreta. 2 coloquial Atracción, pasión violenta por algo o alguien. * * * compulsión 1 (form.) f. Acción de… …

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  • 28compulsion — (kon pul sion) s. f. 1°   Terme didactique. Contrainte, ou force qui contraint. 2°   Action de compulser. Minutieuse et longue compulsion. On m a fait payer un droit de compulsion. HISTORIQUE    XIVe s. •   Compulsions de payer la ditte ayde,… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 29compulsion — noun 1) he is under no compulsion to go Syn: obligation, constraint, coercion, duress, pressure, intimidation 2) a compulsion to tell the truth Syn: urge, impulse, need, desire, drive; …

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  • 30compulsion — noun 1) he is under no compulsion to go Syn: obligation, pressure, coercion 2) a compulsion to tell the truth Syn: urge, impulse, need, desire, drive, obsession, fixation, addiction …

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  • 31compulsion — Constraint; objective necessity; duress. Forcible inducement to the commission of an act. The act of compelling or the state of being compelled; the act of driving or urging by force or by physical or moral constraint; subjection to force. The… …

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  • 32compulsion — Constraint; objective necessity; duress. Forcible inducement to the commission of an act. The act of compelling or the state of being compelled; the act of driving or urging by force or by physical or moral constraint; subjection to force. The… …

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  • 33compulsion — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French or Late Latin; Anglo French, from Late Latin compulsion , compulsio, from Latin compellere to compel Date: 15th century 1. a. an act of compelling ; the state of being compelled b. a force that… …

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  • 34compulsion — /keuhm pul sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of compelling; constraint; coercion. 2. the state or condition of being compelled. 3. Psychol. a strong, usually irresistible impulse to perform an act, esp. one that is irrational or contrary to one s will.… …

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  • 35compulsion — noun a) An irrational need to perform some action, often despite negative consequences. During the basketball game, I had a sudden compulsion to have a smoke. b) The use of authority, influence, or other power to force ( …

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  • 36compulsion — An irresistible pressure to act in some way. The key philosophical and legal problem with this concept is to distinguish compulsion from pressures that are in fact not resisted but in some appropriate sense could have been. Hard determinism… …

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  • 37compulsion — Synonyms and related words: abstraction, abulia, alienation, amperage, anxiety, anxiety equivalent, anxiety state, apathy, armipotence, authority, beef, black power, brute force, catatonic stupor, charge, charisma, clout, coercion, cogence,… …

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  • 38compulsion — prievarta statusas T sritis švietimas apibrėžtis Auklėjimo metodas, kuriuo įveikiamas atkaklus priešinimasis vykdyti reikalavimus, režimo normas. Jis daugiausia naudojamas tada, kai auklėtiniai labai pažeidžia drausmę, pradeda nurodinėti… …

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  • 39compulsion — The application of physical or mental force to compel the performance or the omission of performance, of am act. The word is frequently used as synonymous with the word duress. Joannin v Ogilvie, 49 Minn 564, 52 NW 217. See coercion; commercial… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 40compulsion — n. 1 a constraint; an obligation. 2 Psychol. an irresistible urge to a form of behaviour, esp. against one s conscious wishes. Phrases and idioms: under compulsion because one is compelled. Etymology: ME f. F f. LL compulsio onis (as compel) …

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