Compelling in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Compelling

Strongly or irresistibly evoking interest or attention. | Forceful. | present participle of compel

Short Example Sentences for Compelling

  • 1. Here you are again compelling me to smile. 🔊
  • 2. A vital compelling work. 🔊
  • 3. The girl was invested now with compelling pathos. 🔊
  • 4. Suddenly her reverie was blasted by a compelling disaster. 🔊
  • 5. He paused and held the assemblage with compelling eyes. 🔊
  • 6. I sought for some compelling phrase and could not find one. 🔊
  • 7. I never heard so moving, compelling a sermon. 🔊
  • 8. There are no laws compelling the husband to support his wife. 🔊
  • 9. Vergil at once felt the compelling force of this adventuresome experiment. 🔊
  • 10. Envious people on all sides are compelling us to resort to just defense. 🔊
  • 11. And oh! the weariness of work that has not love for its compelling force! 🔊
  • 12. Such is the sweet, subtle, compelling madness a day of Spring can bring one. 🔊

How to use Compelling in Sentences?

  • 1. In what circumstances would a state be justified in compelling its citizens to labor? 🔊
  • 2. This apparent misfortune had the good effect of compelling him to reflect on his situation. 🔊
  • 3. They appeared to come straight from his heart, and they had a compelling effect upon her. 🔊
  • 4. How long she sat by the window, compelling her strained thoughts into order, no one can tell. 🔊
  • 5. He will at once point out that he is compelling us to contradict ourselves, by affirming being of not-being. 🔊
  • 6. London and the provinces were now plastered with recruiting posters, calling in compelling language for soldiers. 🔊
  • 7. To deliver man from the control of his natural inertia he must be touched by some strong compelling power. 🔊
  • 8. It was impossible for the newcomers to consent to so favorable arrangements, or to listen to so urgent and compelling entreaties. 🔊
  • 9. The evidence cannot be mustered into a compelling conclusion, but it may be worth while to reject the improbable suppositions. 🔊
  • 10. It has the compensation of placing a number of worthy men in the saddle at least once in the year and compelling them to do some rough riding. 🔊
  • 11. With the compelling force of the man's blunt nature the whole atmosphere of the room was altered. 🔊
  • 12. He shuddered; for the delusions of the senses of hearing are the most vivid of all, and from their nature have a compelling character. 🔊
  • 13. There was a compelling insistency in the sound and, with a muttered imprecation, he jerked the receiver from the hook. 🔊
  • 14. Between their lives were no impeding barriers, no inclination impelling one way and duty compelling another. 🔊
  • 15. In compelling the ears to listen only to the eternal silence, the being we call man becomes something which is no longer man. 🔊
  • 16. It was the title that attracted him, and some compelling force, what it was he knew not, caused him to read it. 🔊
  • 17. He passed a compelling arm about her and lowered her gently to her place; then he sat down beside her, and breathed hard as he set her free. 🔊
  • 18. The sufferer is apt to interpret this as a new plague, his demon refusing him his legitimate sustenance, and compelling him to feed like an animal. 🔊
  • 19. Then, as she turned her back and started to leave him, he hurried around the bench and stood in front of her, thus compelling her to stop. 🔊
  • 20. Discretion is ever the better part of valor, and I felt no compelling desire to superintend the job in person. 🔊
  • 21. When the first two men were within a few paces of us, they suddenly wheeled their horses straight across the road, thus compelling us to stop. 🔊
  • 22. The Captain even went to the length of transferring Perez to the parlor cot and of compelling the boy to share his own room. 🔊
  • 23. For Dicksie had fallen under the spell of a man even more compelling than Sinclair, and felt strangely bounden to what she had said. 🔊