2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Velleity \Vel*le"i*ty\, noun [F. vell['e]it['e] (cf. It. velleit['a]), fr. L. velle to will, to be willing.] The lowest degree of desire; imperfect or incomplete volition. --Locke.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: a mere wish, unaccompanied by effort to obtain

2: volition in its weakest form

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