Duress

VCR Lesson 16

Definition

N. Forced constraint; coercion against one's will.

Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms:

-threats

-violence

-constraints

Antonyms:

-approval

-consent

-permission

Sentences

1. He was held under duress until his family paid a ransom amount of one million dollars.

2. When the teacher asked the disruptive student why he was at school if he didn't want to learn he said he was there under duress.

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