volition
1. [ noun ] the capability of conscious choice and decision and intention
Synonyms: will
Examples:

: "the exercise of their volition we construe as revolt"- George Meredith

Related terms: faculty velleity will
2. [ noun ] the act of making a choice
Synonyms: willing
Examples:

"followed my father of my own volition"

Related terms: choice intention will
Similar spelling:   volitional
  volution