adjective. ['koʊˈɝːsɪv'] serving or intended to coerce.
Rhymes with Coercive
Sentences with coercive
If coercive power is the stick, reward power is the carrot.
Quotes about coercive
1. While it is positive for young black males and females to learn discipline and self-responsibility, those attitudes, values, and habits of being can be taught with pedagogical strategies that are liberatory, that do not rely on coercive control and punishment to reinforce positive behavior.
- bell hooks, killing rage: Ending Racism