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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 Days: Wilful Days is a compilation album by Killing Joke, released in 1995. It mostly contains 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

  • Wilful defaulters: Sebi to discuss stricter rules at board meeting
    Sebi has been in discussions with RBI to tighten norms to make it tougher for such firms to access capital from public markets Read more on this news related to 'Wilful'
  • SEBI plans to impose curbs on wilful defaulters
    To sternly deal with wilful defaulters, SEBI is looking to impose restrictions on such entities on raising funds from the capital market. Read more on this news related to 'Wilful'
  • Wilful defaulters may face trial in 30 days
    It'd happen if proposal being considered by a committee set up by the govt to deal with high value loan defaults finds its way into the statute books. Read more on this news related to 'Wilful'

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