from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Variant of willful.
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- adj. intentional; deliberate
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- See willful, willfully, and willfulness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Willing; ready; eager; keen.
- Due to one's own will; spontaneous; voluntary; deliberate; intentional: as, wilful murder; wilful waste.
- Obstinate and unreasonable; not to be moved from one's notions, inclinations, purposes, or the like, by counsel, advice, commands, or instructions; obstinate; stubborn; refractory; wayward; inflexible: as, a wilful man; a wilful horse.
- Synonyms Untoward, Contrary, etc. (see wayward), self-willed, mulish, intractable, headstrong, unruly, heady.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. done by design
- adj. habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition
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