How to Pronounce compelled?

Correct pronunciation for the word "compelled" is [kəmpˈɛld], [kəmpˈɛld], [k_ə_m_p_ˈɛ_l_d].

"Compelled" in context

Compulsion is a strong sense of being drawn to do something or feel something despite wanting to do something else. It is a powerful emotion that can manifest in a variety of ways. It can manifest in the form of an irresistible urge, a feeling of irresistible pressure, a desire to perform an action against one's will, or a need to obsessively take part in a certain behavior. People who experience these feelings of compulsion may feel extremely anxious, frustrated or overwhelmed when they can't follow through on the need to do something or feel a certain way.

Usage over time for compelled:

This graph shows how "compelled" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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