Nolens-volens definitions

nō'lĕnz vō'lĕnz
Whether willing or unwilling.
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Unwilling or willing; whether or not one wishes it; willy-nilly.
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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.

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Willing or not.
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Willing or unwilling; willy-nilly.
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Origin of nolens-volens

Latin nōlēns volēns nōlēns present participle of nōlle to be unwilling volēns present participle of velle to wish, be willing