Synonyms of compulsion in English:

compulsion


See US English definition of compulsion

See UK English definition of compulsion

See Spanish definition of coacción

noun

1‘he had been under no compulsion to go’

SYNONYMS
obligation, constraint, force, coercion, duress, pressure, pressurization, enforcement, oppression, intimidation
force majeure

2‘he felt an overwhelming compulsion to tell her the truth’

SYNONYMS
urge, impulse, need, necessity, desire, longing, motivation, drive
obsession, fixation, addiction
temptation, pull
US informal jones