Definitions for obliged

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. duty-bound(p), obliged(p)(adj)

    under a moral obligation to do something


  1. obliged(Adjective)

    Under an obligation to do something for someone.

  2. obliged(Adjective)

    Indebted because of a favor done.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obliged

    of Oblige

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'obliged' in Adjectives Frequency: #700

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mark Twain:

    Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't.

  2. Edouard Manet:

    The country has charms only for those not obliged to stay there.

  3. James Boswell:

    I have found you an argument I am not obliged to find you an understanding.

  4. James Boswell:

    I have found you an argument; I am not obliged to find you an understanding.

  5. Samuel Johnson:

    I have found you an argument: but I am not obliged to find you an understanding.

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