Volition vs Volitive - What's the difference?

volition | volitive |


As nouns the difference between volition and volitive

is that volition is a conscious choice or decision while volitive is (uncountable|linguistics) a verb form found in certain languages which indicates that a certain action is willed, although it may not be performed in fact.

As an adjective volitive is

of or pertaining the will or volition.

volition

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A conscious choice or decision.
  • The mental power or ability of choosing; the will.
  • Out of all the factors that can influence a person's decision, none can match the power of his or her own volition .

    volitive

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • of or pertaining the will or volition
  • in the
  • Derived terms

    * volitivity

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (uncountable, linguistics) A verb form found in certain languages which indicates that a certain action is willed, although it may not be performed in fact.
  • (linguistics) A specific volitive form of a verb.
  • See also

    * mode * desiderative ----