What does the word obligation mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • The act of obligating.

Usage examples for obligation

  1. They've always placed me under such ghastly obligation for their having brought me into the world. – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  2. You lay me under a very great obligation. – Weird Tales. Vol. I by E. T. A. Hoffmann
  3. She really believed- in spite of the obligation under which he had placed her- that she hated him more than ever. – The Trail to Yesterday by Charles Alden Seltzer