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noun as in pleasure


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How would it be possible to resist the will of God, supposing of course that it was his real will, not a mere velleity?

But the desire by way of simple velleity may not be put into a proper prayer, when there is no hope.

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On this page you'll find 263 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to velleity, such as: imagination, inclination, caprice, conceit, conception, and contrariness.

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