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When would those states have integrated of their own volition, because it was the right thing to do?

So women, you see, are not human beings with agency and volition about their sexuality in Huckabee Land.

No, she said, she had come to pray at the Kotel of her own volition, no one put her up to it.

Normally, dogs and cats and humans seem to be guided by some kind of volition – but of course that may be flattering ourselves.

But then you have the women who go into the trade of their volition.

The moment that we introduce the operation of human volition and activity, that, too, becomes one of the factors of "survival."

The only genuine act of volition is that in which all the obscure forces of our nature take part.

He ran not of his own conscious volition; he was killed while bravely advancing; he died while retreating.

In so far as Pike protracted this exploration of his own volition, it forms Pt.

Should we not say that actions are subject to Necessity, whilst the preliminary volition and reasoning are independent?


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to volition, such as: accord, choice, desire, determination, discretion, and election.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.