noun vel·le·i·ty \ve-ˈlē-ə-tē, və-\
plural vel·le·i·ties

Definition of VELLEITY

:  the lowest degree of volition
:  a slight wish or tendency :  inclination

Origin of VELLEITY

New Latin velleitas, from Latin velle to wish, will — more at will
First Known Use: 1618


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