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Definition of Forcing

Forcing

  1. of Force
  2. The accomplishing of any purpose violently, precipitately, prematurely, or with unusual expedition.
  3. The art of raising plants, flowers, and fruits at an earlier season than the natural one, as in a hitbed or by the use of artificial heat.

Forcing Quotations

We who follow the Honorable Elijah Muhammad feel that when you try and pass integration laws here in America, forcing white people to pretend that they are accepting black people, what you are doing is making white people act in a hypocritical way.
Malcolm X

A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians.
Frank Zappa

All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do.
Leo Tolstoy

We have long observed that every neurosis has the result, and therefore probably the purpose, of forcing the patient out of real life, of alienating him from actuality.
Sigmund Freud

Obstinacy is the result of the will forcing itself into the place of the intellect.
Arthur Schopenhauer
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Forcing Translations

forcing in Swedish is tvingande

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