- made or done freely or of one's own accord; voluntary: a freewill contribution to a political fund.
- of or relating to the metaphysical doctrine of the freedom of the will: the freewill controversy.
Origin of freewill
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Examples from the Web for freewill
We can ignore here the metaphysical question of freewill and determinism.Evolution in Modern Thought
It was considered a gratuitous interference with a person's freewill.The Shellback's Progress
She had never taken a dose of medicine in her life, and never would, of her own freewill.Ernest Linwood
Caroline Lee Hentz
There is no God and no soul, because freewill is sufficient to account for everything.
Why should there be no God and no soul because there is (if there is) freewill?