Volition is defined as the act of using your will to make a conscious decision.(noun)
An example of volition is what someone uses to make a personal decision.
See volition in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr < ML volitio < L volo, I wish, pres. indic. of velle, to be willing, to will
See volition in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: , from Medieval Latin volitiō, volitiōn-
Origin: , from Latin velle, vol-, to wish; see wel-1 in Indo-European roots.
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