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Definitions of compulsion:
  • noun:   using force to cause something
    Example: "Though pressed into rugby under compulsion I began to enjoy the game"
  • noun:   an urge to do or say something that might be better left undone or unsaid
  • noun:   an irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions against your will

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