Examples of willful in a sentence
a stubborn and willful child
He has shown a willful disregard for other people's feelings.
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WILLFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of willful for English Language Learners
: refusing to change your ideas or opinions or to stop doing something
: done deliberately
WILLFUL Defined for Kids
Legal Definition of willful
: not accidental : done deliberately or knowingly and often in conscious violation or disregard of the law, duty, or the rights of others <willful injury>
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