(noun) The act or practice of compelling an individual or group either intellectually, morally or physically to do something.
Example: Threatening a person’s life or offering political favors for votes.
Audio Pronunciation: (co·er·cion)
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- Plural: coercions
- Coercion often comes from those in a position of authority or power.
- A type of support.
- A (noun) coercionist or (noun) coercer (verb) coerces others who are (adjective) coercible using (adjective) coercive or (adjective) coercionary tactics to (adverb) coercively create (noun) coerciveness