volitional
[ voh-lish-uh-nl ]
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Part of SpeechadjectiveOrigin + Etymology
Early 17th century; Latin ; from French, or from medieval Latin volitio(n- ), from volo ‘I wish’
Synonyms
adjective
freeunforcedvoluntary
Antonyms
adjective
forcedinvoluntary
Definition
adjectivedone of one’s own will or choosing; deliberately decided or chosen
Examples
adjectiveAcceptance is a volitional act.
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