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What is another word for compulsion?

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An irresistible urge to behave in a certain way
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“Here, Ross explores David's compulsion to overwork and the way his humiliating loss of earnings and status impacts on the family.”
A sense of obligation or duty to do something
“Others who might admire these actions but not feel a moral compulsion to perform them.”
Force or pressure used to compel one to do something
“In this case, he is not forced by compulsion to express his consent or to do anything.”
A psychological complex or neurosis over something
“I wrote a horror story about a woman's compulsion with losing weight. It's a dark and uncomfortable piece and has been published a number of times.”
The fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance or activity
Prolonged cruel or unjust treatment, especially through the exercise of authority
A phenomenon that becomes popular for a very short time
A natural or intuitive way of acting or thinking
The action, treated as a criminal offence, of demanding money from someone in return for not revealing compromising information which one has about them
A thing that stimulates someone into action
Something that is formally or legally required or obligatory
The state of being responsible for something, especially legally
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