Definitions

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  • adj. Lacking volition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Without volition.

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Examples

  • The malefactor seemed volitionless as his wrists were clamped to the frame.

    Cadmian's Choice

  • On the instant Saxon's brain snapped with a white flash of light, while her whole body relaxed, numb and weak, volitionless, sad her vision reeled and blurred.

    Chapter 13

  • It shocked and flung him into a second or two of blank indecision, of volitionless and thoughtless inactivity.

    Phantom Wires A Novel

  • "A volitionless servant of fatality," he calls one of his characters.

    Libertarian Blog Place

  • One can perhaps imagine him going along with the idea for a bit β€” he is almost volitionless for much of the time β€” but it’s somewhat more difficult to picture her believing in the scheme in the first place, let alone involving her children in it.

    Suburbs of Our Discontent

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