obligatoriness

[ uh-blig-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, ob-li-guh- ]SEE DEFINITION OF obligatoriness
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He establishes the obligatoriness of this commandment for every Christian who professes the Bible as a divine revelation.

Another quality must be added, and that quality I contend to be obligatoriness.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, from Old French obligatoire "creating an obligation, obligatory," and directly from Late Latin obligatorius "binding," from obligat-, past participle stem of obligare (see oblige).

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