Of, relating to, or originating in the will.
Expressing a wish or permission.
Of or arising from the will.
(gram.) Expressing a wish or permission: said of a verb, mood, etc.
In the volitive.
(linguistics) A specific volitive form of a verb.
Origin of volitive
- From Medieval Latin volitivus (from volo (“want") + -ivus), a Scholastic translation of the Ancient Greek θελητικός (theletikos), from θέλησις (thelesis, “a will, a willing")