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Definition of willful:

  1. Governed by the will without yielding to reason; obstinate; perverse; inflexible; stubborn; refractory; as, a willful man or horse.
  2. Of set purpose; self- determined; voluntary; as, willful murder.


dogged, witting, free, purpose, spontaneous, pertinacious, willing, deliberate, volitional, bullheaded, tenacious, mulish, resist, perverse, disobedient, uncompelled, voluntary, stiff-necked, self-willed, froward, obstinate, knowing, pigheaded, intentional, unforced, intended, hardheaded, purposeful, wilful, headstrong.

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