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1. self-will

noun. resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires.

Synonyms

  • impenitency
  • impenitence
  • intransigency
  • resolve
  • stubbornness
  • intransigence
  • resolution
  • resoluteness
  • obstinacy
  • firmness
  • firmness of purpose
  • bullheadedness
  • pigheadedness

Antonyms

  • begin
  • preparation
  • movableness
  • instability

Etymology

  • self- (English)
  • will (English)
  • wille (Middle English (1100-1500))

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2. self-will

noun. the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior.

Synonyms

  • self-possession
  • nerves
  • possession
  • will power
  • willpower
  • resolve
  • presence of mind
  • resolution
  • resoluteness
  • self-command
  • firmness
  • firmness of purpose

Antonyms

  • tractability
  • indecisiveness
  • indecision
  • disagree

Etymology

  • self- (English)
  • will (English)
  • wille (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. will-o'-the-wisp

noun. an illusion that misleads.

Synonyms

  • fancy
  • illusion
  • phantasy
  • ignis fatuus

Antonyms

  • bright
  • dull
  • dullness
  • light

4. will-o-the-wisp

noun. a pale light sometimes seen at night over marshy ground.

Synonyms

  • jack-o'-lantern
  • visible radiation
  • light
  • ignis fatuus
  • visible light

Antonyms

  • darken
  • ascend
  • rise
  • heavy

5. will

noun. ['ˈwɪl, wəl'] the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention.

Synonyms

  • mental faculty
  • volition
  • faculty
  • velleity

Antonyms

  • withdraw
  • take
  • borrow
  • breastfeed

Etymology

  • wille (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • willa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • willen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. will

noun. ['ˈwɪl, wəl'] a fixed and persistent intent or purpose.

Synonyms

  • design
  • intention
  • purpose
  • intent

Antonyms

  • bottlefeed
  • explode
  • stay
  • stand still

Etymology

  • wille (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • willa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • willen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. will

noun. ['ˈwɪl, wəl'] a legal document declaring a person's wishes regarding the disposal of their property when they die.

Synonyms

  • official document
  • instrument
  • testament
  • devise
  • legal instrument
  • codicil
  • Old Testament
  • New Testament

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • disallow
  • refuse
  • shrink

Etymology

  • wille (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • willa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • willen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. will

verb. ['ˈwɪl, wəl'] decree or ordain.

Antonyms

  • recede

Etymology

  • wille (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • willa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • willen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. will

verb. ['ˈwɪl, wəl'] determine by choice.

Synonyms

  • decide
  • determine

Antonyms

  • disable
  • be born
  • arrive

Etymology

  • wille (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • willa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • willen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. will

verb. ['ˈwɪl, wəl'] leave or give by will after one's death.

Synonyms

  • devise
  • give
  • gift
  • leave behind
  • pass on
  • leave
  • fee-tail
  • remember
  • entail
  • bequeath
  • present

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • enter
  • pull in
  • log in

Etymology

  • wille (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • willa (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • willen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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