the action or state of forcing or being forced to do something; constraint.
“the payment was made under compulsion”
synonyms: obligation, constraint, coercion, duress, pressure, intimidation
“he is under no compulsion to go”
an irresistible urge to behave in a certain way, especially against one’s conscious wishes.
“he felt a compulsion to babble on about what had happened”
synonyms: urge, impulse, need, desire, drive;obsession,