all-compelling love


Sorry, no definitions found. Check out and contribute to the discussion of this word!


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Apart from the all-compelling force of hunger, he was influenced by the passion of the chase.

    My Tropic Isle

  • Still, the all-compelling interest of the book did not derive solely, or even primarily, from the practical information it contained.


  • Having succumbed once to her influence, to his undoing and the misery of his beloved Io, he dared not come under the all-compelling eyes of the sorceress again.

    The Yoke A Romance of the Days when the Lord Redeemed the Children of Israel from the Bondage of Egypt

  • Nevertheless, the all-compelling will of God and His all-encompassing and irresistible purpose has desired that this dark earth should become as the Abhá Kingdom, and this heap of dust be changed until it becomes the envy of the rose gardens of Heaven.

    Bahíyyih Khánum

  • One sways us by his all-compelling strength; the other draws us by his alluring charm.

    Barbara's Heritage Young Americans Among the Old Italian Masters

  • There would be no possibility of achieving an all-compelling unity under conditions of utmost pressure if no man felt any higher call to action than what was put upon him by purely material considerations.

    The Armed Forces Officer Department of the Army Pamphlet 600-2

  • = -- The influence of the "movies" is the strongest, the most all-compelling influence to which children have ever been subjected.

    The Family and it's Members

  • It met with but an indifferent success and soon closed its doors despite its supposedly all-compelling attractions.

    Royal Palaces and Parks of France

  • Japanese, Chinese industry is as much at your service here, if you have the all-compelling talisman in your pocket, as in Paris, Berlin, St. Petersburg, Benares, Yokohama or Pekin.

    The Ontario Readers: Fourth Book

  • Night after night for a whole week, bar Saturday, when Nature took a late revenge, I left a sick-room at Newcastle-on-Tyne; and every ache and pain fell away, and the sick treble changed to a healthy baritone, and manly strength came to pluck the halting pace of the invalid to marching time, and a feebly intermittent pulse grew full and calm at the splendid all-compelling influence of the stage.

    The Making Of A Novelist An Experiment In Autobiography


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.