Another word for pressure

Noun

imperativeness, insistence, insistency, press, pressure - the state of demanding notice or attention

Example:- the insistence of their hunger

pressure, pressure sensation - the somatic sensation that results from applying force to an area of skin

Example:- the sensitivity of his skin to pressure and temperature was normal

air pressure, atmospheric pressure, pressure - the pressure exerted by the atmosphere

force per unit area, pressure, pressure level - the force applied to a unit area of surface; measured in pascals (SI unit) or in dynes (cgs unit)

Example:- the compressed gas exerts an increased pressure

press, pressing, pressure - the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure

Example:- he gave the button a press

pressure - an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress

pressure - a force that compels

Example:- the public brought pressure to bear on the government

Verb

coerce, force, hale, pressure, squeeze - to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :

Example:- She forced him to take a job in the city

blackjack, blackmail, pressure - exert pressure on someone through threats

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Source : WordNet