Synonyms of wilful in English:

wilful


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adjective

1‘the wilful destruction of property’

SYNONYMS

deliberate, intentional, intended, done on purpose, premeditated, planned, calculated, purposeful, conscious, knowing

voluntary, volitional

ANTONYMS

accidental, unintentional

2‘a spoiled and wilful child’

SYNONYMS

headstrong, self-willed, strong-willed, with a will of one's own, determined to have one's own way

obstinate, stubborn, as stubborn as a mule, mulish, pig-headed, bull-headed, refractory, recalcitrant, uncooperative, intractable, obstreperous, contrary, perverse, wayward, defiant, disobedient, ungovernable, unmanageable, rebellious, mutinous, insubordinate

Scottish thrawn

informal cussed

British informal bloody-minded, bolshie

North American informal balky

archaic froward, contumacious

rare contrarious, renitent, pervicacious

ANTONYMS

biddable, amenable