What are some opposite words for coercion?

Antonyms for coercion
koʊˈɜr ʃən

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term coercion.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. coercion(noun)

    the act of compelling by force of authority

    Synonyms:
    compulsion

  2. compulsion, coercion(noun)

    using force to cause something to occur

    "though pressed into rugby under compulsion I began to enjoy the game"; "they didn't have to use coercion"

    Synonyms:
    irresistible impulse, obsession, compulsion

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. coercion(n)

    Synonyms:
    compulsion, restraint, force, repression, constraint

How to use coercion in a sentence?

  1. Daniel Kritenbrink:

    We have an enduring interest in seeing territorial and maritime disputes in the Southeast Asia, including in the South China Sea, resolved peacefully, without coercion and in a manner that is consistent with international law.

  2. Daniel Kritenbrink:

    We have an enduring interest in seeing territorial and maritime disputes in the Asia Pacific, including in the South China, resolved peacefully, without coercion and in a manner that is consistent with international law.

  3. Albert Einstein:

    One had to cram all this stuff into one's mind for the examinations, whether one liked it or not. This coercion had such a deterring effect on me that, after I had passed the final examination, I found the consideration of any scientific problems distasteful to me for an entire year.

  4. Herbert Spencer:

    All socialism involves slavery.... That which fundamentally distinguishes the slave is that he labors under coercion to satisfy another's desires. The relation admits of many gradations. Oppressive taxation is a form of slavery of the individual to the community as a whole. The essential question is -- How much is he compelled to labor for other benefit than his own, and how much can he labor for his own benefit?

  5. Grant Wolf:

    YAF will continue to work to ensure that the new policy, which will supersede the previous policy language regarding coercion and harassment, reflects the terms of the agreement reached and effectively protects the freedom of expression.

How to pronounce coercion?

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Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
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Veena
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How to say coercion in sign language?

  1. coercion

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