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Definition of "willfulness" []

  • Intent on having one's own way; headstrong or obstinate (adjective)
  • Intentional (adjective)
  • The quality of being willful; obstinacy (noun)

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Use "willfulness" in a sentence
  • ""I suppose you could describe my father as puckish," says the character known as Moth, but as the father's willfulness is recalled, the narrative wisely guides you to contemplate the spat between Oberon and Titania as they wrangle over a changeling boy."
  • "First, the court held that — given the 1999 amendments to the Lanham Act, and despite some older precedent — willfulness is not a prerequisite to an accounting of profits, and anyway Schneider had enough evidence of willfulness to go to a jury."
  • "The new ruling, the latest in many legal skirmishes between the two companies, came after a change in the federal law regarding "willfulness" was announced in an unrelated appellate case involving Seagate Technologies Inc."