Origin of volition
Examples from the Web for volition
When would those states have integrated of their own volition, because it was the right thing to do?
So women, you see, are not human beings with agency and volition about their sexuality in Huckabee Land.
No, she said, she had come to pray at the Kotel of her own volition, no one put her up to it.Talking to Women of the Wall's Ultra-Orthodox Teenage Protesters|Elisheva Goldberg|November 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Normally, dogs and cats and humans seem to be guided by some kind of volition – but of course that may be flattering ourselves.
But then you have the women who go into the trade of their volition.
We can drift like other animals, and often do; but we can also obey our own volition.Life and Matter|Oliver Lodge
It was by a strong effort of volition that she prevented herself from fainting.Fairy Fingers|Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
Auxiliary derived from the idea of future destination, dependent upon the volition of the agent—will.A Handbook of the English Language|Robert Gordon Latham
Of his own volition one night he abruptly changed his sleeping-quarters.Bred of the Desert|Marcus Horton
And his will, the mighty gift, emblem of the volition of the Giver, approved what He decreed.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham