compulsión

  • 1 compulsion — [ kɔ̃pylsjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1298; lat. compulsio 1 ♦ Dr. Vx Contrainte. 2 ♦ (de l angl.) Psychol., psychan. Impossibilité de ne pas accomplir un acte, lorsque ce non accomplissement est générateur d angoisse, de culpabilité. ● compulsion nom féminin… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Compulsión — Compulsión: Es un término usado en psicoanálisis que define a un sujeto aparentemente sano que presenta una conducta adictiva u obsesiva irresistible ante una determinada situación subyugante. Contenido 1 Compulsión por el Hobby 2 Compulsión por… …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 3 compulsion — com·pul·sion /kəm pəl shən/ n 1: an act of compelling (as by threat or intimidation); specif: coercion a payment exacted by lawless compulsion E. A. Farnsworth and W. F. Young 2: the state of being compelled; specif …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 Compulsion — may refer to: Compulsive behavior, a psychological condition in which a person does a behavior compulsively, having an overwhelming feeling that they must do so Obsessive compulsive disorder, a mental disorder characterized by intrusive thoughts… …

    Wikipedia

  • 5 Compulsion — Com*pul sion, n. [L. compulsio. See {Compel}.] The act of compelling, or the state of being compelled; the act of driving or urging by force or by physical or moral constraint; subjection to force. [1913 Webster] If reasons were as plentiful as… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 compulsión — Impulso irresistible, repetitivo e irracional para realizar un acto que por lo general es contrario a los propios juicios y valores, de tal forma que produce una ansiedad extrema si no se efectúa. Un tipo de compulsión es la compulsión repetitiva …

    Diccionario médico

  • 7 compulsión — 1. ‘Impulso o necesidad irresistible de hacer algo’: «Él tenía una incomprensible compulsión a subirse a todos los árboles» (Puga Silencio [Méx. 1987]). No debe confundirse con convulsión (‘sacudida o agitación violenta’; → convulsión, 1). 2 …

    Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • 8 compulsion — early 15c., from M.Fr. compulsion, from L. compulsionem (nom. compulsio) a driving, urging, noun of action from pp. stem of compellere compel (see COMPEL (Cf. compel)). Psychological sense is from 1909 in A.A. Brill s translation of Freud s… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 compulsión — sustantivo femenino 1. Área: psicología Tendencia obsesiva a la repetición de determinadas acciones: Este chico está muy mal, se porta según la compulsión que lo domine. 2. Área: derecho Obligación de hacer algo, por mandato de una autoridad… …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 10 compulsion — coercion, constraint, duress, *force, violence, restraint Analogous words: impelling or impulsion, driving or drive (see corresponding verbs at MOVE): pressure, *stress: necessity, exigency, *need Contrasted words: persuasion, inducement (see… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 compulsion — [n] drive, obligation coercion, constraint, demand, drive, driving, duress, duty, engrossment, exigency, force, hang up, have on the brain*, monkey*, necessity, need, obsession, preoccupation, prepossession, pressure, tiger by the tail*, urge,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 compulsión — (Del lat. compulsĭo, ōnis). 1. f. Inclinación, pasión vehemente y contumaz por algo o alguien. 2. Der. Apremio que se hace a una persona por parte de un juez o de una autoridad, compeliéndola a realizar algo o a soportar una decisión o una… …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 13 compulsion — ► NOUN 1) the action or state of compelling or being compelled. 2) an irresistible urge to behave in a certain way …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 compulsion — [kəm pul′shən] n. [ME & LL compulsio < L compulsus, pp. of compellere: see COMPEL] 1. a compelling or being compelled; coercion; constraint 2. that which compels; driving force 3. Psychol. an irresistible, repeated, irrational impulse to… …

    English World dictionary

  • 15 compulsion — n. 1) to feel a compulsion 2) (a) moral compulsion 3) a compulsion to + inf. (he felt no compulsion to do it) 4) under compulsion (to give in under compulsion) * * * [kəm pʌlʃ(ə)n] (a) moral compulsion to feel a compulsion a compulsion to + inf.… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 compulsion — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ strange ▪ inner … OF COMPULSION ▪ element (BrE) ▪ There is an element of compulsion in the new plan for the unemployed. V …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 17 Compulsion — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Compulsion >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 compulsion compulsion coercion coaction constraint duress enforcement press conscription GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 force force Sgm: N 2 brute force …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 compulsion — com|pul|sion [kəmˈpʌlʃən] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: Late Latin compulsio, from Latin compellere; COMPEL] 1.) a strong and unreasonable desire to do something →↑compel ▪ The desire to laugh became a compulsion. compulsion to do sth …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 compulsion — [[t]kəmpʌ̱lʃ(ə)n[/t]] compulsions 1) N COUNT: oft N to inf A compulsion is a strong desire to do something, which you find difficult to control. He felt a sudden compulsion to drop the bucket and run... It s a compulsion to write, more than… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 compulsion — noun 1 (C) a strong and unreasonable desire that is difficult to control: Constantly washing her hands became a compulsion that needed treatment. | compulsion to do sth: I had a sudden compulsion to hit her. 2 (singular, uncountable) a force or… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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