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Synonyms and Antonyms of compulsion

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compulsion

synonym (synonym of compulsion)

  • (noun.motive)
    an urge to do or say something that might be better left undone or unsaid (noun.motive)
     
  • (noun.motive)
    an irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions, even against your will (noun.motive)
     
  • (noun.act)
    using force to cause something to occur (noun.act)
     

hypernym (compulsion IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • an irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions, even against your will (noun.motive)
    a motivation that is inconsistent with reason or logic (noun.motive)
     
  • an urge to do or say something that might be better left undone or unsaid (noun.motive)
    a strong spontaneous and irrational motivation (noun.motive)
     
  • using force to cause something to occur (noun.act)
    the act of causing something to happen (noun.act)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF compulsion relation)

  • an irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions, even against your will (noun.motive)
    obsession with a particular word which the person uses repeatedly or which intrudes into consciousness (noun.motive)
     
  • using force to cause something to occur (noun.act)
    action by a landlord that compels a tenant to leave the premises (as by rendering the premises unfit for occupancy); no physical expulsion or legal pr more.. (noun.act)
     

derivation (.... is derived from compulsion)

  • an irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions, even against your will (noun.motive)
    characterized by or constituting an obsession (adj.all)
     
  • an urge to do or say something that might be better left undone or unsaid (noun.motive)
    caused by or suggestive of psychological compulsion (adj.all)
     
  • using force to cause something to occur (noun.act)
    to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means : (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    force somebody to do something (verb.social)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation irresistible impulse obsession coercion causation causing irrational impulse irrational motive constructive eviction eviction onomatomania coerce force hale compel obligate oblige

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