Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Willfulness, especially in satisfying one's own desires or adhering to one's own opinions.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One's own will; obstinate or perverse insistence one one's own will or wishes; wilfulness; obstinacy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One's own will, esp. when opposed to that of others; obstinacy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The quality of being willful and ignoring opposition.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
  • noun the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior

Etymologies

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self- +‎ will

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