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Especially in Brooklyn, the social pressure to stand out can seem suffocating.

Take a 30-year-old haredi man, who married at 20 under irresistible social pressure and who now has four or five children.

I'd imagine there would be social pressure to spend as much time as possible with your kids, with unpredictable results.

W: That social pressure that was there I didn't feel that from the NFL.

“There is nothing more powerful than social pressure, and there is nothing more comforting than food,” Teta says.

Besides which, of course she has her little family, the usual number of establishments to look after, and great social pressure.

Though in point of fact social pressure and custom were more strait-jacketing than most people today realize.

In the absence of any social pressure to the contrary, the Colvilles spent the summer in Palazzo Pinti.

The subject is “Social Pressure,” a subject which may certainly be said to come home to our businesses and bosoms.

It does seem that while many may have outgrown all fear of the God of orthodoxy, the fear of the god of social pressure remains.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to social pressure, such as: climate of opinion, community sentiment, consensus gentium, conventional wisdom, general belief, and group pressure.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.