Synonyms and Antonyms of willfulness
- her unceasing willfulness eventually wore down her critics and opponents
adamancy (also adamance), determination, implacability, inexorability, inflexibility, inveteracy, perseverance, persistence, persistency, relentlessness, resolve, single-mindedness, steadfastness, stick-to-itiveness, tenaciousness, tenacity
balkiness, contumacy, defiance, disobedience, frowardness, immovability, immovableness, insubordination, intractability, obstreperousness, rebelliousness, recalcitrance, recalcitrancy, refractoriness, unruliness
- the trainer was able to correct our dog's willfulness
doggedness, hardheadedness, mulishness, obduracy, obdurateness, obstinacy, obstinateness, peevishness, pertinaciousness, pertinacity, perversity, pigheadedness, self-will, stubbornness, tenaciousness, tenacity
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