self-will

[self-wil, self-]
noun
stubborn or obstinate willfulness, as in pursuing one's own wishes, aims, etc.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English: one's own will, stubbornness; Old English: one's own will; see self, will2

self-willed, adjective
self-willedly, adverb
self-willedness, noun
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self-will
 
n
stubborn adherence to one's own will, desires, etc, esp at the expense of others
 
self-'willed
 
adj

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It is caused by ignorance, self-will, faction and treachery.
Despite the petulant self-will which flung him out of power, despite the failure of physical faculties which.
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