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obliged (adj.)

"bound by ties of gratitude," 1540s, past-participle adjective from oblige. Earlier it meant "be in bondage, be bound by (a promise, pledge, rule, etc.)," also "be liable for the payment of; be condemned" (mid-14c.).

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Definitions of obliged from WordNet

obliged (adj.)
under a moral obligation to do something;
Synonyms: duty-bound
From wordnet.princeton.edu