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1. obligation

noun. ['ˌɑːbləˈgeɪʃən'] the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr.

Synonyms

  • line of duty
  • safekeeping
  • demand
  • guardianship
  • prerequisite
  • burden of proof
  • keeping
  • requirement
  • legal duty
  • moral obligation
  • white man's burden
  • social control
  • responsibility
  • incumbency
  • civic duty
  • noblesse oblige
  • duty
  • filial duty
  • imperative
  • civic responsibility

Antonyms

  • divest
  • fire
  • obviate
  • supply

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Rhymes with Moral Obligation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with moral-obligation


1. Noun Phrase
Deontological theories, or duty-based theories, hold that human beings have a moral obligation to follow certain principles.

2. Noun Phrase
While complying with legal guidelines is an important first step, your moral obligation goes further.

2. obligation

noun. ['ˌɑːbləˈgeɪʃən'] the state of being obligated to do or pay something.

Synonyms

  • state
  • financial obligation
  • indebtedness

Antonyms

  • irresponsibleness
  • undependableness
  • unreliability
  • irresponsible

3. obligation

noun. ['ˌɑːbləˈgeɪʃən'] a written promise to repay a debt.

Synonyms

  • note
  • debt instrument
  • floater
  • note of hand
  • cash equivalent
  • bond
  • bond certificate
  • certificate of deposit
  • CD
  • document
  • certificate of indebtedness

Antonyms

  • demobilization
  • denationalization
  • mobilization
  • nationalization

4. obligation

noun. ['ˌɑːbləˈgeɪʃən'] a personal relation in which one is indebted for a service or favor.

Synonyms

  • indebtedness
  • personal relation

Antonyms

  • irresponsibility
  • untrustiness
  • responsible

5. obligation

noun. ['ˌɑːbləˈgeɪʃən'] a legal agreement specifying a payment or action and the penalty for failure to comply.

Synonyms

  • debt

Antonyms

  • nonconformity
  • noncompliance

6. moral

adjective. ['ˈmɔrəl'] concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles.

Synonyms

  • righteous
  • clean
  • incorrupt
  • morality
  • honorable
  • honourable
  • virtuous
  • chaste
  • moralistic
  • clean-living

Antonyms

  • unchaste
  • immorality
  • immoral
  • dishonorable
  • wicked
  • unrighteous

Etymology

  • moral (French)
  • moralis (Latin)

7. moral

noun. ['ˈmɔrəl'] the significance of a story or event.

Synonyms

  • import
  • lesson
  • meaning
  • signification

Antonyms

  • worse
  • unfavorable
  • unrespectable
  • worst

Etymology

  • moral (French)
  • moralis (Latin)

8. moral

adjective. ['ˈmɔrəl'] psychological rather than physical or tangible in effect.

Antonyms

  • disobedient

Etymology

  • moral (French)
  • moralis (Latin)
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