volitive

adjective

vol·​i·​tive ˈvä-lə-tiv How to pronounce volitive (audio)
1
: of or relating to the will
2
: expressing a wish or permission

Word History

First Known Use

1660, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of volitive was in 1660

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“Volitive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/volitive. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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