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  1. Compelled

    of Compel

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  1. compelled

    prompted to or that one has to

    As class president, he felt compelled to tape a note about students' concerns on the teacher’s desk. Due to his conscience, he felt compelled to tell the truth.

    Etymology: Source from en.wiktionary.org "From Middle English compellen, borrowed from Middle French compellir, from Latin compellere, itself from com- (“together”) + pellere (“to drive”)." Source: lexico.com (Oxford Languages)

    Submitted by anonymous on December 27, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of compelled in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of compelled in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of compelled in a Sentence

  1. Ron Schlecht:

    It is viewed as a negative when an organization has been compromised, most organizations are compelled to report any type of compromise, but management may still see it as an indication of weakness that may negatively affect the organization.

  2. Imran Aamir:

    She was a very shy, reserved girl, like any regular girl, with nothing distinctive about her, who knows what compelled her to do what she did? But she did not learn it at al-Huda.

  3. President Trump:

    President Trump said President Trump felt compelled to speak out against the NFL protests on Sept. 26, 2017, after visiting injured soldiers atWalter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. They were fighting for our flag, they were fighting for National Anthem, for people to disrespect that by kneeling during the playing of National Anthem I think is disgraceful.

  4. Fred Allen:

    We are living in the machine age. For the first time in history the comedian has been compelled to supply himself with jokes and comedy material to compete with the machine. Whether he knows it or not, the comedian is on a treadmill to oblivion.

  5. Michael Burns:

    I just felt compelled to help Joe out given his circumstances.

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