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Wilful Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • by conscious design or purpose; "intentional damage"; "a knowing attempt to defraud"; "a willful waste of time"
  • habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition
  • done by design; "the insult was intentional"; "willful disobedience"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Wilful'

  • Wilful fire raising: Wilful fire-raising is a Common Law offence under Scots Law applicable to deliberately starting fires with intent to cause damage to property. The offence
  • Wilful Disregard: Wilful Disregard (Swedish: Egenmäktigt förfarande – en roman om kärlek, lit. Arbitrary Conduct – a Novel about Love) is the sixth novel by Swedish author
  • Wilful Days: Wilful Days is a compilation album by Killing Joke, released in 1995. It mostly contained non-album singles, remixes and B-sides which were released throughout
  • Mabel's Wilful Way: Mabel's Wilful Way is a 1915 American short comedy film directed by Mabel Normand and starring Fatty Arbuckle. Mabel Normand - Mabel Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle

'Wilful' example sentence in quotations

* To wilful men, the injuries that they themselves procure must be their schoolmasters. - William Shakespeare

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Wilful Sample Sentences in News

  • Now, I-T dept to prosecute wilful tax evaders
    The Central Board of Direct Taxes on Thursday said the Income tax department has shifted its focus in search and survey cases from revenue augmentation to prosecuting wilful tax evaders. Read more on this news related to 'Wilful'
  • Blackmoney: I-T dept to file 100 more complaints in court
    The Income Tax department is set to launch over 100 fresh prosecution complaints for “wilful” evasion of taxes against those entities and individuals whose names have figured in the HSBC, Geneva blackmoney bank accounts list. Read more on this news related to 'Wilful'
  • Wilful destruction’ of pine tree condemned
    A Hellingly resident said he was “shocked and appalled” that a 300-year-old tree has been felled in Hellingly churchyard. Read more on this news related to 'Wilful'

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