1. obliged

adjective. ['əˈblaɪdʒd'] under a moral obligation to do something.


  • duty-bound


  • irresponsible
  • unbeholden

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Words that Rhyme with Obliged

  • abridged
  • adjudged
  • advantaged
  • advantaged
  • advantaged
  • advantaged
  • aged
  • alleged
  • arranged
  • assuaged
  • avenged
  • bandaged
  • barged
  • beseiged
  • besieged
  • binged
  • bridged
  • budged
  • bulged
  • caged

How to spell obliged? Is it abliged? Or oblijed? Common misspellings are:

  • abliged
  • oblijed

Example sentences of the word obliged

1. Verb, past participle
If the client asks for information, the lawyer is obliged to respond to him.

Quotes containing the word obliged

1. I was obliged to be industrious. Whoever is equally industrious will succeed equally well.
- Johann Sebastian Bach

2. Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
- Mark Twain, Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World

3. I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.
- Galileo Galilei, Letter to the Grand Duchess Christina