Definitions for volitiveˈvɒl ɪ tɪv
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
vol•i•tiveˈvɒl ɪ tɪv(adj.)
of, pertaining to, or characterized by volition.
Gram. expressing a wish or permission.
Origin of volitive:
A verb form found in certain languages which indicates that a certain action is willed, although it may not be performed in fact.
A specific volitive form of a verb.
of or pertaining the will or volition
in the volitive
of or pertaining to the will; originating in the will; having the power to will
used in expressing a wish or permission as, volitive proposition