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synonyms for volition

  • accord
  • choice
  • desire
  • determination
  • discretion
  • election
  • option
  • preference
  • purpose
  • resolution
  • selection
  • will
  • willingness
  • wish
  • choosing
  • conation
See also synonyms for: volitional

antonyms for volition

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  • antagonism
  • aversion
  • dislike
  • hate
  • hatred
  • refusal
  • rejection
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How to use volition in a sentence

If you spot one in your yard, the best option is to let it trundle away of its own volition.
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Before he was in his teens, on his own volition he had introduced himself to many great artists — Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus and Dizzy Gillespie among them — who were astonished by the young man’s precocious authority.
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Whether you’re in the category of people who die tomorrow or live another 40 years, to some extent that’s not under your control or volition.
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Today, as the marketing options are getting narrower based on the disproportionate number of ads run online, learning webinars and online classes are where people go out of their own volition.
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The moment that we introduce the operation of human volition and activity, that, too, becomes one of the factors of "survival."
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The only genuine act of volition is that in which all the obscure forces of our nature take part.
MARGUERITEANATOLE FRANCE
He ran not of his own conscious volition; he was killed while bravely advancing; he died while retreating.
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In so far as Pike protracted this exploration of his own volition, it forms Pt.
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Should we not say that actions are subject to Necessity, whilst the preliminary volition and reasoning are independent?
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I have often thought that, apart from our own volition, each set of nerves and fibres in our being has a will of its own.
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