from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Willful; obstinate; stubborn.
  • adj. Loved; desirable; amiable.
  • adj. Fat; indolent.
  • adj. Wandering; devious.
  • adj. Doubtful; uncertain.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Wilful; obstinate; stubborn.
  • Loved; desirable; amiable.
  • Fat; indolent.
  • Wandering; devious.
  • Doubtful; uncertain.


From Middle English wilsom, equivalent to will (“desire”) +‎ -some. (Wiktionary)
From Middle English wilsum, wilsom, wildsom, probably after Old Norse villusamr ("erroneous, false"), equivalent to will (“wild”) +‎ -some. Cognate with Scots wilsum ("treacherous, wandering"). (Wiktionary)


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