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Detailed Translations for compulsion from English to Dutch


compulsion [the ~] noun

  1. the compulsion (pressure)
    de druk; de dwang; de pressie

Translation Matrix for compulsion:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
druk compulsion; pressure charges; circulation; impression; print
dwang compulsion; pressure by-law; decision; defining; determination; discipline; enforcement; fixing; ordinance; regulation; regulations; rules; submission
pressie compulsion; pressure
- coercion; irresistible impulse; obsession
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
druk active; actively; animated; busily; busily engaged; busy; engaged; hard-working; humming; industrious; industriously; occupied; operative; tied up; up; vibrant; working
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- coercion; constraint

Related Words for "compulsion":

  • compulsions

Synonyms for "compulsion":

Related Definitions for "compulsion":

  1. using force to cause something to occur1
    • though pressed into rugby under compulsion I began to enjoy the game1
  2. an urge to do or say something that might be better left undone or unsaid1
    • he felt a compulsion to babble on about the accident1
  3. an irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions, even against your will1
    • her compulsion to wash her hands repeatedly1

Wiktionary Translations for compulsion:

  1. irrational need to perform some action
  1. het uitoefenen van macht om iemand tegen diens wil iets te laten doen of laten

Related Translations for compulsion