What does willful mean?

Definitions for willful
ˈwɪl fəlwill·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. willful, wilful(adj)

    done by design

    "the insult was intentional"; "willful disobedience"

  2. froward, headstrong, self-willed, willful, wilful(adj)

    habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition

Wiktionary

  1. willful(Adjective)

    Done in a manner which was intended.

  2. willful(Adjective)

    Intentional.

  3. willful(Adjective)

    Stubborn.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Willful(adj)

    of set purpose; self-determined; voluntary; as, willful murder

  2. Willful(adj)

    governed by the will without yielding to reason; obstinate; perverse; inflexible; stubborn; refractory; as, a willful man or horse

  3. Origin: [Will + full.]

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How to say willful in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of willful in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of willful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of willful in a Sentence

  1. Hanan Ashrawi:

    This is a deliberate and willful act of murder and criminality.

  2. Barbara Ledermann:

    I had always been willful and very much my own person. If I believed in something, I tried to follow up on it.

  3. Dudley Sharp:

    So often, it seems, that willful ignorance is, now, the default position for absolute certainty. Dudley Sharp, 2019

  4. Anthony Scott:

    Now that Michael Slager has pleaded guilty to a willful violation, admitted the facts we set out to prove and waived the right to appeal Michael Slager conviction, a successive prosecution by the State is not necessary.

  5. Marc Edwards:

    I can't help but comment on the qualities that seem to be valued in administrators at the EPA: willful blindness, in this case to the pain and suffering of Flint residents; unremorseful for their role in causing this man-made disaster; and completely unrepentant.

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