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obliged

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    under a moral obligation to do something

Wiktionary

  1. obligedadjective

    Under an obligation to do something for someone.

  2. obligedadjective

    Indebted because of a favor done.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Obliged

    of Oblige

Editors Contribution

  1. obligedverb

    Verb form of the word oblige.

    We are obliged as a united humanity to support and ensure a life of optimum health, human rights, dignity, world peace and prosperity for all.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 12, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of obliged in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of obliged in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of obliged in a Sentence

  1. Selahattin Demirtas:

    A coalition may be formed or not but peace is urgent. Mr Davutoglu, we are not requesting this from you. You are obliged to do it.

  2. Edouard Manet:

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

  3. Daniel Suidani:

    Our conviction is that the... administration has become so obliged and indebted to China that it can no longer provide essential services to protect its citizens' public health, it is time for Malaita people to see whether they are still willing to be part of a country( whose) leadership is becoming dictatorial.

  4. Thomas Carlyle:

    If those gentlemen would let me alone I should be much obliged to them. I would say, as Shakespeare would say... Sweet Friend, for Jesus sake forbear.

  5. Albert Camus:

    A person I knew use to divide human beings into three categories Those who prefer have nothing to hide rather than being obliged to lie, those who prefer lying to having nothing to hide, and finally those who like both lying and the hidden.

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