compulsion Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “compulsion” - Learner’s Dictionary

compulsion

noun
 
 
/kəmˈpʌlʃən/
WISH [C] a strong wish to do something, often something that you should not doFeelings of desire
FORCING [U] a situation in which you are forced to do something: We were under no compulsion to attend.Causing somebody to actUrging and persuading
(Definition of compulsion from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

chestnut

a large tree with leaves divided into five parts and large round nuts that can be eaten

Word of the Day