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Synonyms for compelling
kəmˈpɛl ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compelling(adj)

    driving or forcing

    "compelling ambition"

    Antonyms:
    dissuasive, powerless

  2. compelling(adj)

    tending to persuade by forcefulness of argument

    "new and compelling evidence"

    Antonyms:
    dissuasive, powerless

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. compelling(a)

    Synonyms:
    forcible, coercive, constraining, imperative, compulsory

    Antonyms:
    elective, optional, discretional

  2. compelling(n)

    Synonyms:
    compulsion, coercion, constraint, duress, force

How to pronounce compelling?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#887weight
#2435binding
#5461attractive
#8279urgent
#8740pressing
#9253fascinating
#10180compelling
#14224convincing
#14966imperative
#21552persuasive
#22949irresistible
#26134overriding
#26722conclusive
#31118eloquent
#42333cogent
#66944probative
#69176irrefutable
#73290peremptory

How to use compelling in a sentence?

  1. Bobby Montagne:

    HGTV shows like to feature flips with full kitchen and bath remodels because the before-and-after shots make for more compelling viewing.

  2. Kerry Ehrin:

    Its a huge amount of pressure, but you cant really live in that space, you drive yourself crazy ... because you start creating for, Oh, is this right, or is that gonna work? instead of just creating what you find compelling and entertaining.

  3. Institutional Shareholder Services:

    Although ISS has not identified any major issues regarding the structure of Google's executive compensation in past years, the magnitude of total pay provided to certain executives, paired with a lack of performance criteria and compelling rationale, raises significant concerns.

  4. Mark Rocket:

    That was a compelling part of the package, it's not just about those few minutes in space.

  5. Barb Pahl:

    The key is to come up with a compelling use.


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