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- adv. Willingly, of one's own free will.
- adv. Deliberately, on purpose; maliciously.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of free will or choice; willingly; voluntarily; gladly; readily.
- By design; with set purpose; intentionally; especially, in a wilful manner; as following one's own will; selfishly; perversely; obstinately; stubbornly.
- In law, wilfully is sometimes interpreted to mean
- by an act or an omission done of purpose, with intent to bring about a certain result; or
- with implication of evil intent or legal malice, or with absence of reasonable ground for believing the act in question to be lawful.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a willful manner
Old English wilfullīċe, corresponding to wilful + -ly. (Wiktionary)