Non-volitional



[voh-lish-uh n, vuh-] /voʊˈlɪʃ ən, və-/

noun
1.
the act of willing, choosing, or resolving; exercise of willing:
She left of her own volition.
2.
a choice or decision made by the will.
3.
the power of willing; will.
/vəˈlɪʃən/
noun
1.
the act of exercising the will: of one’s own volition
2.
the faculty or capability of conscious choice, decision, and intention; the will
3.
the resulting choice or resolution
4.
(philosophy) an act of will as distinguished from the physical movement it intends to bring about
n.

1610s, from French volition (16c.), from Medieval Latin volitionem (nominative volitio) “will, volition,” from Latin stem (as in volo “I wish”) of velle “to wish,” from PIE *wel-/*wol- “be pleasing” (see will (v.)).

volition vo·li·tion (və-lĭsh’ən)
n.

vo·li’tion·al adj.

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