Neodoljiva sila, sila okolnosti.
Legal term meaning some sudden and irresistible act of nature that could not reasonably have been foreseen or prevented, such as floods, storms, earthquakes, or sudden death.
A natural and unavoidable catastrophe that interrupts the expected course of events; SYN. force majeure, vis major, inevitable accident, unavoidable casualty.
ETYM Latin compulsio. Related to Compel.
1. An irrational motive for performing trivial or repetitive actions against one's will; SYN. obsession.
2. An urge to do or say something that might be better left undone or unsaid; SYN. irresistible impulse.
3. Using force to cause something; SYN. coercion.
(French) “greater force”, “superior force”; compelling force; unavoidable circumstances.
In politics, the use of force rather than the seeking of a political or diplomatic solution to a problem. By this principle, a government could end a strike by sending in troops, instead of attempting to conciliate the strikers.
(Latin) “greater force”; act of God; unavoidable accident.