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Synonyms for coercion
koʊˈɜr ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coercion(noun)

    the act of compelling by force of authority


  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"

    irresistible impulse, obsession, compulsion

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. coercion(n.)

    restraint, check, curb

  2. coercion(n.)

    compulsion, constraint

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. coercion(n)

    compulsion, restraint, force, repression, constraint

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  1. coercion

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How to use coercion in a sentence?

  1. Leela Samson:

    There is interference, there is coercion.

  2. 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.

  3. Barry Pavel:

    North Korea is not North Korea, so the same tactics the Trump administration used on North Korea should not be applied to the closest allies of the The US, the US leads in the world by the power of attraction, not by the power of coercion.

  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. Albert Einstein:

    It is in fact nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry for what this delicate little plant needs more than anything, besides stimulation, is freedom. It is a very grave mistake to think that the enjoyment of seeing and searching can be promoted by means of coercion and a sense of duty.

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