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volition

Noun

1 the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention; "the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith [syn: will]
2 the act of making a choice; "followed my father of my own volition" [syn: willing]

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Etymology

From volition.

Noun

  1. A conscious choice or decision.
    Out of all the factors that can influence a person's decision, none can match the power of his or her own volition.
  2. The mental power or ability of choosing; the will.

Translations

French

Etymology

From volitio, from volo means wish.

Noun

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