Morally obliged to do something: the state is honour-bound to listen and act I feel honour-bound to pay this money
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- I know full well that Anne will feel honour-bound to comply with her mother's wishes.
- It was a cheap election ploy that he felt honour-bound to implement.
- Even though there are five officials presiding over a fencing contest, fencers are still honour-bound to acknowledge all hits they receive.
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