1、com- "together" + puls- + -ion.
2、字面含义：drive together, drive to one place (of cattle).
- compulsion (n.)
- early 15c., from Middle French compulsion, from Latin compulsionem (nominative compulsio) "a driving, urging," noun of action from past participle stem of compellere "compel" (see compel). Psychological sense is from 1909 in A.A. Brill's translation of Freud's "Selected Papers on Hysteria," where German Zwangsneurose is rendered as compulsion neurosis.
- 1. He felt a sudden compulsion to drop the bucket and run.
- 2. It's a compulsion to write, more than talent, that makes a writer.
- 3. You are under no compulsion to pay immediately.
- 4. They made the prisoners do the work by compulsion.
- 5. Compulsion will never result in convincing them.
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