volition

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From French volition, from Medieval Latin volitiō ‎(will, volition), from Latin volō ‎(wish, will).

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volition ‎(countable and uncountable, plural volitions)

  1. A conscious choice or decision.
  2. The mental power or ability of choosing; the will.
    Out of all the factors that can influence a person's decision, none can match the power of his or her own volition.
  3. (linguistics) A concept that distinguishes whether or not the subject or agent intended something.

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EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin volitiō ‎(will, volition), from Latin volō ‎(wish, will).

NounEdit

volition f ‎(plural volitions)

  1. volition

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