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willful

will·ful [or] wil·ful

willful [or] wilful

pronunciation:
wIl fl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: according to one's will; on purpose.
Her staying out all night was a willful act to show her independence.
synonyms:
conscious, deliberate, intentional
antonyms:
accidental
similar words:
planned, purposeful
definition 2: stubborn; wanting one's own way.
He is a willful child whose favorite word is "No!"
synonyms:
contrary, headstrong, inflexible, obstinate, stubborn
antonyms:
docile
derivations: willfully (adv.), willfulness (n.)