Synonyms for willful

Synonyms for (adjective) willful

Synonyms: self-willed, headstrong, froward, wilful, willful

Definition: habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition

Similar words: disobedient

Definition: not obeying or complying with commands of those in authority

Usage: disobedient children


Synonyms: wilful, willful

Definition: done by design

Usage: the insult was intentional; willful disobedience

Similar words: voluntary

Definition: of your own free will or design; done by choice; not forced or compelled

Usage: man is a voluntary agent; participation was voluntary; voluntary manslaughter; voluntary generosity in times of disaster; voluntary social workers; a voluntary confession