- adj. alternative spelling of dutybound.
- adj. under a moral obligation to do something
“The weather Saturday and Sunday was very warm (actually made the low 90s F on Sunday), and we felt duty-bound to get out of the house.”
“Thus, while Holder may not like military commissions, he is obliged to make them work, just as any attorney general who disagrees, as a private citizen, with the policy behind a given law is duty-bound to resist undermining that law in his official capacity.”
“It is true that fee-based advisers have fewer conflicts of interest than the typical broker, and it is true that fiduciaries are duty-bound to act in more-responsible ways than, say, my ex-brokerage house, Merrill Lynch.”
“As the Iranian regime and Maliki keenly await another opportunity to perpetrate more crimes against Ashraf residents, the US is duty-bound to reassume their protection in line with its obligations under the Fourth Geneva Convention.”
“The leagues contend they would be duty-bound to protect their solvent member clubs if those who had spent beyond their means were to default on any part of their transfer debts.”
“Muslims in non-Muslim societies are duty-bound to obey the laws of the land as long as the laws do not entail disobedience to God and that they contribute to the well-being of society at large.”
“If one adheres to that philosophy, then it's a duty to finish a child's meal, and duty-bound eating should be duty-free eating.”
“As always, I feel duty-bound to report my record of prognostication so far this election cycle.”
“It was the state, and the private contractors, who were duty-bound to protect the welfare and rights of vulnerable children.”
“Based on the above, I contend that should some civilian order you to initiate a nuclear attack on Iran for example, you are duty-bound to refuse that order.”
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