Thesaurus

coercion

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of coercion

  1. the use of power to impose one's will on another a promise obtained by coercion is never binding Synonyms of coercion arm-twisting, force, compulsion, constraint, duress, pressureWords Related to coercion browbeating, bulldozing, bullying; fear, intimidation, menace, sword, terror, terrorism, threat, violence; squeeze, squeeze play; might, muscle, potency, puissance, strength; hardheadedness, self-will, willfulness; strain, stressNear Antonyms of coercion agreement, approval, consent, permission; convincing, persuasion, reason, suasion



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up coercion? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!