volition

[n] - the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention 2. [n] - the act of making a choice
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volition

In philosophical psychology and the philosophy of mind, the act of willing. Philosophers who hold that mind and body are different substances (dualists) tend to hold that volitions cause actions,...
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Volition

Vo·li'tion noun [ French, from Latin volo I will, velle to will, be willing. See Voluntary .] 1. The act of willing or choosing; the act of forming a purpose; the exercise of the will. « Volition is the actual exercise of the power the mind has to order the c...
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volition

Voluntary activity without external compulsion. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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volition

willing noun the act of making a choice; `followed my father of my own volition`
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volition

will noun the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention; `the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt`- George Meredith
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volition

(vo-lish´әn) the act or power of willing. adj., voli´tional, adj. .
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Volition

• (n.) The power of willing or determining; will. • (n.) The result of an act or exercise of choosing or willing; a state of choice. • (n.) The act of willing or choosing; the act of forming a purpose; the exercise of the will.
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volition

(from the article `mind, philosophy of`) Intellect and emotion often come to expression in volition and action, important topics in the philosophy of mind—topics that comprise such concepts ...
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volition

Type: Term Pronunciation: vō-li′shŭn Definitions: 1. The conscious impulse to perform any act or to abstain from its performance; voluntary action.
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Volition

[linguistics] In linguistics, volition is a concept that distinguishes whether the subject, or agent of a particular sentence intended an action or not. Simply, it is the intentional or unintentional nature of an action. Volition concerns the idea of control and for the purposes outside of psychology and cognitive science, is considered the...
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Volition

[company] Deep Silver Volition, LLC (also known as Volition) is an American video game developer located in Champaign, Illinois. The company was created when Parallax Software was split into two companies, Volition and Outrage Entertainment, led by Mike Kulas and Matt Toschlog in November 1996. == History == When Interplay Entertainment was...
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Volition

[psychology] Volition or will is the cognitive process by which an individual decides on and commits to a particular course of action. It is defined as purposive striving and is one of the primary human psychological functions. Others include affection (affect or feeling), motivation (goals and expectations), and cognition (thinking). Volit...
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