volitive

[vol-i-tiv]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or characterized by volition.
2.
Grammar. expressing a wish or permission: a volitive construction.

Origin:
1650–60; volit(ion) + -ive

unvolitive, adjective
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volitive (ˈvɒlɪtɪv)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or emanating from the will
2.  grammar another word for desiderative

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It is the synthesis that best characterizes the activity within the volitive realm of acculturation.
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