Antonyms for obligatoriness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-blig-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, ob-li-guh-
Phonetic Transcription : əˈblɪg əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈɒb lɪ gə-

Definition of obligatoriness

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).
  • As in responsibility : noun accountability, blame
Example sentences :
  • He establishes the obligatoriness of this commandment for every Christian who professes the Bible as a divine revelation.
  • Extract from : « The Kingdom of God is Within You / Christianity and Patriotism / Miscellanies » by Lev N. Tolstoy
  • Another quality must be added, and that quality I contend to be obligatoriness.
  • Extract from : « Old-Fashioned Ethics and Common-Sense Metaphysics » by William Thomas Thornton

Synonyms for obligatoriness

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