Synonyms of 'wilful'
deliberate and intentionalWilful neglect of the environment has caused this problem.
intentional, , ,
I can't blame him. It wasn't intentional.
Make a conscious effort to relax your muscles.
a voluntary act undertaken in full knowledge of the consequences
The attack was deliberate and unprovoked.
determined to do things in one's own waya selfish and wilful congressman
He is obstinate and determined and will not give up.
through sheer dogged determination
He phoned again this morning – he's very persistent.
She is adamant that she will not resign.
He is a stubborn character used to getting his own way.
You're just being perverse.
She is considered a tough and uncompromising negotiator.
How can we reduce the influence of intractable opponents?
They viewed him as stubborn, inflexible and dogmatic.
his unyielding attitude on this subject
The worry is that the radicals will grow more intransigent.
He's very headstrong, but he's a good man underneath.
The administration have been obdurate defenders of the status quo.
He was very independent and self-willed.
refractory priests who tried to side with the king
In her pig-headed way, she insisted that she was right.
He had a flushed, mulish look on his heavy face.
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in the sense of adamant
unshakable in determination or purposeShe is adamant that she will not resign.
in the sense of conscious
deliberate or intentionalMake a conscious effort to relax your muscles.
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