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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition; Done by design.

Usage examples (27)
  • Those that live in wilful ignorance, and know nothing to purpose, are no better than an untimely birth that has not seen the sun nor known any thing.
  • If Pryor actually believes what he seems to have said here, then I think he is engaged in wilful blindness about the nature of the criminal justice system in the United...
  • I reject, as every student of astronomy will reject, the idea of wilful deception.
  • Another ‘guest’: Well, the poster was the product of the kind of wilful ignorance that spawned for more
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