Volition – the faculty or power to make your own decisions
To remember the definition of the word volition, use the following mnemonic:
The vole was signing a new edition (volition) of her cook book – readers had the power to choose whether it became her best seller.
Examples of volition in a sentence
It was her volition that the house would be built in the grand Georgian style.
He chose to be a conscientious objector entirely by his own volition.
Of his own volition, Chuck lowered his gun and allowed the police to arrest him.