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synonyms for willfulness

  • chutzpah
  • courage
  • determination
  • firmness
  • grit
  • guts
  • perseverance
  • persistence
  • spunk
  • steadfastness
  • application
  • backbone
  • clock
  • doggedness
  • gutsiness
  • heart
  • inflexibility
  • intransigence
  • moxie
  • nerve
  • obduracy
  • obstinacy
  • pertinacity
  • resoluteness
  • resolution
  • resolve
  • starch
  • staunchness
  • stomach
  • guttiness
  • intestinal fortitude
  • stick-to-itiveness
  • strength of purpose
  • true grit
  • what it takes
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antonyms for willfulness

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  • cowardice
  • fear
  • idleness
  • indolence
  • timidity
  • weakness
  • indecision
  • question
  • indifference
  • irresolution
  • slackness
                            • disinterest
                            • peacefulness
                            • peace
                            • justice
                            • apathy
                            • calmness
                            • irresolution
                            • indifference
                            • dislike
                            • impartiality
                            • fairness
                            • doubt
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                            How to use willfulness in a sentence

                            For Covid-19 vaccination programs to undo distrust in time for the mass drives that will be needed to build herd immunity, what is needed is willful remembering and willful repair.
                            HOW THE CIA’S FAKE VACCINE PROGRAM IN PAKISTAN HELPED FUEL THE ANTI-VAX MOVEMENTHALA IQBALFEBRUARY 1, 2021VOX
                            In spite of her willfulness and caprices Mrs. Wilmott was full of generous impulses and loyal to her friends.
                            THROUGH THE WALLCLEVELAND MOFFETT
                            That willfulness of his had pleased Lady Sellingworth more than anything had pleased her for a very long time.
                            DECEMBER LOVEROBERT HICHENS
                            The poor girl's willfulness the night of the ball had changed Bertha's dislike to hate.
                            GUY KENMORE'S WIFE AND THE ROSE AND THE LILYMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
                            Some are actually ignorant of what constitutes true politeness, and err not from willfulness, but from want of knowledge.
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                            She would not listen to Jean's remonstrance, for all the willfulness in her was aroused and she thought only of her own desire.
                            THE RANCH GIRLS AT RAINBOW LODGEMARGARET VANDERCOOK
                            An environment of freedom and authority will help him achieve a balance between love and hate, co-operation and willfulness.
                            HEREIN IS LOVEREUEL L. HOWE
                            Because of our ignorance, our indifference, and our willfulness.
                            NOTES ON THE BOOK OF DEUTERONOMY, VOLUME IICHARLES HENRY MACKINTOSH
                            It surely is that which "willfulness, conceit, and egotism" find hardest to endure.
                            RECORDS OF A GIRLHOODFRANCES ANN KEMBLE
                            He was through life a spoiled child, whose main characteristic was willfulness.
                            FROM CHAUCER TO TENNYSONHENRY A. BEERS
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                            WORDS RELATED TO WILLFULNESS

                            • doggedness
                            • hardheadedness
                            • headstrongness
                            • mulishness
                            • obstinateness
                            • pertinaciousness
                            • pertinacity
                            • pigheadedness
                            • resolve
                            • self-will
                            • stubbornness
                            • tenaciousness
                            • tenacity
                            • willfulness
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