Meaning, one was left to discern, that religion is self-evidently a coercive force for ill.
Any dictatorship, whether of a single man, a group or class, must rest ultimately upon oppressive and coercive force.
The coercive force of the government has been necessary in many cases to secure their proper expansion.
Armstrong wrote to Madison that in his opinion the coercive force of the embargo had been overrated.
It has already been stated that the softest iron possesses a certain amount of coercive force.
This cynical declaration is at least a recognition that the bond of union is not merely one of coercive force.
Forum domesticum is distinctly good, and so is "coercive force."
First, they can crystallize the sentiment in favor of peace into a coercive force, for public opinion at last controls the world.
The sentiment noblesse oblige was once the name for the coercive force exerted on a noble by the code of his class.
To the violence of protesting mobs was added the coercive force of the general strike.
The magnetic flux density needed to reduce the magnetization of a material (especially a ferromagnetic material) from complete saturation to zero. Coercivity is measured in teslas. Compare remanence.