meaning of bounden

bounden meaning in General Dictionary

morally obligatory

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  • of Bind
  • Bound; fastened by bonds.
  • Under responsibility; bound by some benefit rendered; obliged; beholden.
  • Made obligatory; imposed as a duty; binding.

bounden meaning in General Dictionary

of Bind

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  • (p. p & a.) Bound; fastened by bonds.
  • (p. p & a.) Under obligation; bound by some favor rendered; obliged; beholden.
  • (p. p & a.) Made obligatory; enforced as a duty; binding.

Sentence Examples with the word bounden

In fact, many were inclined to regard a journey to Jerusalem as the bounden duty of every monk - an exaggerated view which led to energetic protests, especially from Gregory of Nyssa, who composed a monograph on the pilgrimages (De its qui adeunt Hierosol.).

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