willed

adjective \ ˈwild \
|Updated on: 7 Jun 2018

Definition of willed

1 : having a will especially of a specified kind usually used in combination
  • strong-willed

Examples of willed in a Sentence

  1. a hard-nosed industrialist with a willed indifference to public opinion

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First Known Use of willed

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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