Definition of "willfully" []

  • Intent on having one's own way; headstrong or obstinate (adjective)
  • Intentional (adjective)
  • In a willful manner. (adverb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "willfully" in a sentence
  • "That is why those who would remain willfully ignorant about this insist that following it would lead to bad things."
  • "Scholars are always saying that journalists lack subtlety about religion, but it seems to me that David Hein willfully misses the subtlety of my article."
  • "And your mocking use of “chosen people” is an ignorant and bigoted and condescending distortion of a religious doctrine that has already been explained to you, and of which you choose to remain willfully ignorant."
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