- Nolens volens is defined as willing or not.
An example of nolens volens is a mother telling her children whether they want to or not, they're attending the family dinner.
Origin of nolens volensClassical Latin
Origin of nolens volensLatin nōlēns volēns : nōlēns, present participle of nōlle, to be unwilling + volēns, present participle of velle, to wish, be willing.
- Willing or unwilling; willy-nilly.
From Latin nolens (“unwilling”), from nōlō (“I am unwilling”) and volens (“willing”), from volō (“I am willing, I will”).
nolens volens - Legal Definition