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Noun
Compelling or being compelled
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“But whether you are going to do it by compulsion of circumstances or by conviction has to be decided.”
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An irresistible urge to behave in a certain way
“Here, Ross explores David's compulsion to overwork and the way his humiliating loss of earnings and status impacts on the family.”
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A compulsive or irrational preoccupation
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The fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance or activity
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A natural or intuitive way of acting or thinking
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Prolonged cruel or unjust treatment, especially through the exercise of authority
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A phenomenon that becomes popular for a very short time
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The action, treated as a criminal offence, of demanding money from someone in return for not revealing compromising information which one has about them
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A mental disorder, less severe than psychosis, marked by anxiety or fear
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A thing that stimulates someone into action
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The state of being legally responsible for something
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Something that is formally or legally required or obligatory
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