volitive

adjective
vol·​i·​tive | \ ˈvä-lə-tiv How to pronounce volitive (audio) \

Definition of volitive

1 : of or relating to the will
2 : expressing a wish or permission

First Known Use of volitive

1660, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Volitive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/volitive. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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