self-willedness
noun see self-willed

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Self-willedness — Self willed ness, n. Obstinacy. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • self-willedness — self willed·ness …   English syllables

  • self-willedness — noun see self willed …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-will — self willed, adj. self willedly, adv. self willedness, n. /self wil , self /, n. stubborn or obstinate willfulness, as in pursuing one s own wishes, aims, etc. [bef. 900; ME: one s own will, stubbornness; OE: one s own will; see SELF, WILL2] * *… …   Universalium

  • self-willed — adjective Date: 14th century governed by one s own will ; not yielding to the wishes of others ; obstinate • self willedly adverb • self willedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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