untoward, willful, headstrong, deliberate, knowing, perverse, contrary, disobedient, petulant, factious, froward, intractable, stubborn, fractious, intentional, self-willed, voluntary, obstinate, intended, wayward, ungovernable
- There are many appointments in Trevanion's range of influence that would suit even the wilful indolence of a man of letters.
- His wish was that the girl should be well educated and prepared for any change in her circumstances- but unfortunately she has proved to be rather a wilful young person, and it has been impossible entirely to fulfil his intentions with regard to her. - "The Miller Of Old Church", Ellen Glasgow.
- She grew quickly- so quickly that I scarce realized- into a tall slip of a girl, who could be wilful and cruel, laughing or forgiving, shy or impudent, in a breath. - "Richard Carvel, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009.