|1.||the act of exercising the will: of one's own volition|
|2.||the faculty or capability of conscious choice, decision, and intention; the will|
|3.||the resulting choice or resolution|
|4.||philosophy an act of will as distinguished from the physical movement it intends to bring about|
|[C17: from Medieval Latin volitiō, from Latin vol- as in volō I will, present stem of velle to wish]|
volition vo·li·tion (və-lĭsh'ən)
The act or an instance of making a conscious choice or decision.
A conscious choice or decision.
The power or faculty of choosing; the will.