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What does "Volition" mean?


(n.) The act of willing or choosing; the act of forming a purpose; the exercise of the will (n.) The power of willing or determining; will (n.) The result of an act or exercise of choosing or willing; a state of choice

Synonyms will, willing

Example: "Followed my father of my own volition" Example: "The exercise of their volition we construe as revolt- George Meredith"

Word Family volitional, volitions