Adjective "volitional" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/vəˈlɪʃ(ə)n(ə)l/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'Perceived behavioural control is a person's belief in their ability and control to execute a behaviour, and was added to the model to help explain intentions and behaviour in situations where volitional control may be challenged.'
  2. 'The promotion of ICT works best when it is organic and volitional, using the initiative of teachers - rather than regulatory compliance - as its driver.'

Definitions

1. the act of willing, choosing, or resolving; exercise of willing: She left of her own volition.

2. a choice or decision made by the will.

3. the power of willing; will.

More examples(as adjective)

"senses can be volitional."

"powers can be volitional."

"components can be volitional."

"commitments can be volitional."

Origin

(volition)