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
Soundsvowlih'shahn
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
Synonymwill
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"
Synonymwilling
NarrowerintentionAn act of intending
Broaderchoice, selection, option, pickThe act of choosing or selecting
Spanishdispuesto
Catalanvolició
Adjectivesvolitionalwith deliberate intention

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