HyperDic: volition

English > 2 senses of the word volition:
NOUNcognitionvolition, willthe capability of conscious choice and decision and intention
actvolition, willingthe act of making a choice
volition > pronunciation
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > volition: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe capability of conscious choice and decision and intention.
Example"the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith
Narrowervelleityvolition in its weakest form
Broaderfaculty, mental faculty, moduleOne of the inherent cognitive or perceptual powers of the mind
Spanishalbedrío, volición, voluntad
Catalanvolició, voluntat
Adjectivesvolitionalwith deliberate intention
English > volition: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of making a choice.
Example"followed my father of my own volition"
NarrowerintentionAn act of intending
Broaderchoice, selection, option, pickThe act of choosing or selecting
Adjectivesvolitionalwith deliberate intention

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