Synonyms of compulsion in English:

compulsion


See definition of compulsion

noun

1‘he had been under no compulsion to go’

SYNONYMS

obligation, constraint, force, coercion, duress, pressure, pressurization, enforcement, oppression, intimidation

force majeure

2‘he felt an overwhelming compulsion to tell her the truth’

SYNONYMS

urge, impulse, need, necessity, desire, longing, motivation, drive

obsession, fixation, addiction

temptation, pull

US informal jones