HyperDic: wilfulness

English > 1 sense of the word wilfulness:
NOUNattributewilfulness, unruliness, fractiousness, willfulnessthe trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of discipline
English > wilfulness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe trait of being prone to disobedience and lack of discipline.
Synonymsunruliness, fractiousness, willfulness
Narrowercontrariness, perversity, perversenessDeliberate and stubborn unruliness and resistance to guidance or discipline
wildnessAn unruly disposition to do as one pleases
Broaderintractability, intractablenessThe trait of being hard to influence or control
Spanishvoluntariedad, voluntarismo
Adjectiveswilfulhabitually disposed to disobedience and opposition

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