Compulsion Com*pul"sion, n. [L. compulsio. See {Compel}.] The act of compelling, or the state of being compelled; the act of driving or urging by force or by physical or moral constraint; subjection to force. [1913 Webster]

If reasons were as plentiful as blackberries, I would give no man a reason upon compulsion. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

With what compulsion and laborious flight We sunk thus low. --Milton.

Syn: See {Constraint}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.