List of 426 Sets of Synonyms - How they Differ - Total of 2307 Words - 417

SYNONYMS: voluntary, intentional, deliberate, willful, willing.
These adjectives mean being or resulting from one's own free will.

Voluntary implies the operation of unforced choice: Ignorance, when it is voluntary, is criminal.
Intentional applies to something undertaken to further a plan or realize an aim: In whatsoever houses I enter, I will enter to help the sick, and I will abstain from all intentional wrongdoing and harm.
Deliberate stresses premeditation and full awareness of the character and consequences of one's acts: It was clearly a deliberate attempt to deceive us.
Willful implies deliberate, headstrong persistence in a self-determined course of action: a willful waste of time.
Willing suggests ready or cheerful acquiescence in the proposals or requirements of another: The requisite of a citizen is that he shall be willing to pull his weight.

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