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compelling 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/kəmˈpeliNG/,
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Evoking interest, attention, or admiration in a powerfully irresistible way,
  1. Evoking interest, attention, or admiration in a powerfully irresistible way
    • - his eyes were strangely compelling
    • - a compelling film
  2. Not able to be refuted; inspiring conviction
    • - compelling evidence
    • - a compelling argument
  3. Not able to be resisted; overwhelming
    • - the temptation to give up was compelling

  1. driving or forcing; "compelling ambition"
  2. tending to persuade by forcefulness of argument; "new and compelling evidence"
  3. (compel) force somebody to do something; "We compel all students to fill out this form"
  4. (compel) necessitate or exact; "the water shortage compels conservation"
  5. To compel one to present information to a jury is done by order of a judge. If a judge believes the individual has information relevant to the cause, he can "force" that person to present that information or be subject to arrest for contempt of court.
  6. requiring urgent attention; forceful
  7. (compel) (literally) To drive together, round up; To overpower; to subdue; To force, constrain or coerce; To exact, extort, (make) produce by force
  8. (COMPEL) To make someone do something by the use of physical, moral, or mental pressure.