unwilled

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

un- +‎ willed

Adjective[edit]

unwilled (not comparable)

  1. Not disposed of in a legal will.
    • 1905, John Morley, Rousseau[1]:
      Or is it to go no further than to condemn such a law as that which in England gives unwilled lands to the eldest son?
  2. Not willed or wished for.
    • 1907, Antoinette Abernethy Lamoreaux, The Unfolding Life[2]:
      In early infancy activity is entirely purposeless and unwilled, merely the instinctive movement of every part of the body.