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obligated

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

being under obligation for a favor or gift
  • we have been their guests so many times that we feel obligated to return their hospitality

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obligated

verb
past tense of obligate

Synonyms & Antonyms of obligated (Entry 2 of 2)

to cause (a person) to give in to pressure
  • the problem is of your own making, so don't think that you can obligate me to help

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“Obligated.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/obligated. Accessed 25 Jun. 2021.

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