compelling reason/argument/case etc

an argument etc that makes you feel certain that something is true or that you must do something about it:
Lucy had no compelling reason to go into town.
The court was presented with compelling evidence that she'd murdered her husband.
2 very interesting or exciting, so that you have to pay attention:
His life makes a compelling story.

compelling need/desire/urge (to do something)

a strong need, desire etc to do something, making you feel that you must do it:
He felt a compelling need to tell someone about his idea.
compellingly adverb

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