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We found 41 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word compulsion:
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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. compulsion: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  2. compulsion: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  3. compulsion: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  4. compulsion: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  5. compulsion: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  6. compulsion: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  7. compulsion: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  8. Compulsion, compulsion: Wordnik [home, info]
  9. compulsion: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  10. compulsion: Wiktionary [home, info]
  11. compulsion: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  12. compulsion: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  13. compulsion: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  14. compulsion: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  15. compulsion: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  16. compulsion: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. compulsion: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Compulsion (CSI episode), Compulsion (Hutson novel), Compulsion (Jonathan Kellerman novel), Compulsion (album), Compulsion (band), Compulsion (disambiguation), Compulsion: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Compulsion: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. compulsion: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. compulsion: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. Compulsion: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. compulsion: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. compulsion: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. compulsion: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. compulsion: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. compulsion: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. compulsion: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Compulsion: THE 'LECTRIC LAW LIBRARY'S REFERENCE ROOM [home, info]
  2. compulsion: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  3. COMPULSION: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  4. Compulsion (disambiguation), compulsion: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Compulsion (disambiguation), compulsion: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (5 matching dictionaries)
  1. Compulsion: Reactive Attachment Disorder [home, info]
  2. compulsion: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  3. compulsion: Dictionary of Cancer Terms [home, info]
  4. compulsion: Terms in the field of Psychiatry and Neurology [home, info]
  5. Compulsion (disambiguation), compulsion: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Compulsion: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (compulsion)

noun:  using force to cause something ("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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Phrases that include compulsion:   business compulsion, moral compulsion, unreinable compulsion

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