Obligatory vs Restrictive - What's the difference?

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Obligatory is a related term of restrictive.


As adjectives the difference between obligatory and restrictive

is that obligatory is imposing obligation, morally or legally; binding while restrictive is confining, limiting, containing with in defined bounds.

obligatory

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Imposing obligation, morally or legally; binding.
  • an obligatory promise
  • * Richard Baxter
  • if he speak the words of an oath in a strange language, thinking they signify something else, or if he spake in his sleep, or deliration, or distraction, it is no oath, and so not obligatory .
  • Requiring a matter or obligation.
  • Antonyms

    * optional

    restrictive

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • confining, limiting, containing with in defined bounds.