natural obligation

Definition of "natural obligation"
  1. It's a commitment derived from ethical responsibility, but it's not legally binding, meaning the law cannot enforce it
How to use "natural obligation" in a sentence
  1. A parent's decision to financially support their adult child, even when not mandated by a court, can be viewed as a natural obligation.
  2. Despite the debt being outdated and legally uncollectible, the debtor still chose to repay it out of a sense of natural obligation.
  3. Helping a friend in need often fulfills a natural obligation, but there are no legal consequences if one decides not to offer aid.

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