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willful

will·ful (wil·ful)

willful (wilful)

pronunciation:
wIl fl
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: according to one's will or intentions; intentional; deliberate.
The explosion was not an accident but a willful act of violence.
synonyms:
conscious, deliberate, intentional, meditated, studied, witting
antonyms:
accidental, unintentional
similar words:
aforethought, intended, knowing, planned, purposeful, voluntary
definition 2: obstinate; stubborn.
He is a willful child whose favorite word is "No!"
synonyms:
bullheaded, contrary, headstrong, inflexible, obstinate, pigheaded, strong-willed, stubborn
antonyms:
amenable, biddable, docile
similar words:
adamant, froward, hardheaded, intractable, intransigent, mulish, obdurate, perverse, resistant, unyielding
derivations: willfully (adv.), willfulness (n.)