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Definition of "wilfully" []

  • Willingly, of one's own free will. (adverb)
  • Deliberately, on purpose; maliciously. (adverb)

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Use "wilfully" in a sentence
  • "So that he here describes the worst of sinners, -- those that sin wilfully, and against the convictions of their own consciences, whereby they add rebellion to their sin, -- those that sin deliberately, and with a great deal of plot and contrivance, using"
  • "26 For if we sin wilfully after that we have received the knowledge of the truth, there remaineth no more sacrifice for sins,"
  • "You, I well know, would shudder at the idea of wilfully depriving yourself of reason, and of sinking yourself to the situation of a beast or of a maniac."