Willful - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈwɪlfəl|  American pronunciation of the word willful
Brit.  |ˈwɪlfəl|  British pronunciation of the word willful

adjective

- done by design(syn: wilful)

willful disobedience

- habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition (syn: froward, headstrong, self-willed, wilful)

Examples

She accuses the company of willful deception in its advertising.

Setsu grew, too, from a mischievous, laughing little girl into a gay, willful, pretty girl.

He has shown a willful disregard for other people's feelings.

willful stupidity makes him absolutely livid

a quicksilver character, cool and willful at one moment, utterly fragile the next

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