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1. coercion

noun. ['koʊˈɝːʃən'] using force to cause something to occur.

Synonyms

  • eviction
  • compulsion
  • causation
  • causing

Etymology

  • coercitio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Coercion

  • reassertion
  • cistercian
  • insertion
  • exertion
  • desertion
  • assertion
  • mershon
  • gershon

How do you pronounce coercion?

Pronounce coercion as koʊəˈrʃən.

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Sentences with coercion


1. Noun, singular or mass
With the right leverage, there is no doubt that coercion will get you what you want.

Quotes about coercion


1. Free curiosity has greater power to stimulate learning than rigorous coercion. Nevertheless, the free ranging flux of curiosity is channeled by discipline under Your Law.
- Augustine of Hippo, Confessions

2. It is a very grave mistake to think that the enjoyment of seeing and searching can be promoted by means of coercion and a sense of duty. To the contrary, I believe it would be possible to rob even a healthy beast of prey of its voraciousness, if it were possible, with the aid of a whip, to force the beast to devour continuously, even when not hungry.
- Albert Einstein

2. coercion

noun. ['koʊˈɝːʃən'] the act of compelling by force of authority.

Synonyms

  • enforcement

Etymology

  • coercitio (Latin)
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