volitional
[ voh-lish-uh-nl ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Early 17th century; Latin from French, or from medieval Latin volitio(n- ), from volo ‘I wish’
Synonyms
  • free
  • unforced
  • voluntary
Antonyms
  • forced
  • involuntary
Definition
done of one’s own will or choosing; deliberately decided or chosen
Example
Acceptance is a volitional act.
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