The definition of willed is someone with determination.
An example of willed is a person with a clear plan and drive to achieve a goal; a strong-willed person.
- Having a will of a specified kind. Often used in combination: weak-willed; iron-willed.
- Determined by or proceeding from the will; deliberate: “that most strained, willed, wooden, lifeless of novels” ( Joyce Carol Oates )
(comparative more willed, superlative most willed)
- Having a document specifying inheritance.
will (noun) +"Ž -ed
- Simple past tense and past participle of will.
See will (verb)
- She willed the magic to hit its target.
- Focusing on his profile, she willed him to look her way.
- She willed herself not to laugh at his joke, but it was hard.
- He willed his friend to learn the lessons he needed to, and fast.
- The election was ultimately determined by the diplomacy and the gold of Philip's agents, and the new pope, Clement V., was the weak-willed creature of the French king, to whom he owed the tiara.