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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. Olivier Veran:

    We have had chief editors of prestigious magazines tell us that more and more often, they are obliged to use Photoshop, not to make the models look slimmer.

  2. Mark Twain:

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

  3. Indiana Jones:

    I feel obliged to make sure that our efforts are as ambitious as they were when we started.

  4. Econet Wireless:

    We are obliged to act when directed to do so and the matter is beyond our control.

  5. Ben Emmerson:

    As a matter of international law, the U.S. is legally obliged to bring those responsible to justice, the U.S. Attorney General is under a legal duty to bring criminal charges against those responsible.

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    a widespread outbreak of an infectious disease
    • A. adscripted
    • B. epidemic
    • C. articulate
    • D. ambidextrous

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