1. compelling

adjective. ['kəmˈpɛlɪŋ'] tending to persuade by forcefulness of argument.


  • unconvincing

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Rhymes with Compelling

  • propelling
  • misspelling
  • foretelling
  • expelling
  • dispelling
  • retelling
  • reselling
  • repelling
  • rebelling
  • rappelling
  • outselling
  • flewelling
  • excelling
  • bestselling
  • swelling
  • stelling
  • stehling
  • spelling
  • snelling
  • smelling
  • schmeling
  • schelling
  • quelling
  • lewelling
  • dwelling
  • yelling
  • welling
  • wehling
  • telling
  • shelling

Sentences with compelling

1. Adjective
Characters need to be compelling, people that audiences are interested in learning more about.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Some reasons for a solitary bedroom may be more compelling than other reasons.

3. Verb, gerund or present participle
Allowing him to talk while showing compelling video over his words is also a great device.

Quotes about compelling

1. I believe in the compelling power of love. I do not understand it. I believe it to be the most fragrant blossom of all this thorny existence.
- Theodore Dreiser

2. I often find that a novel, even a well-written and compelling novel, can become a blur to me soon after I've finished reading it. I recollect perfectly the feeling of reading it, the mood I occupied, but I am less sure about the narrative details. It is almost as if the book were, as Wittgenstein said of his propositions, a ladder to be climbed and then discarded after it has served its purpose.
- Sven Birkerts, The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age

3. 'All in With Laila Ali' is educational, inspirational, compelling programming profiling individuals that have reached for the sky, pushed themselves to the limit and did things that you would think were impossible.
- Laila Ali

2. compelling

adjective. ['kəmˈpɛlɪŋ'] driving or forcing.


  • ineffective