V. WORDS RELATING TO THE VOLUNTARY POWERS; INDIVIDUAL VOLITION

I. VOLITION IN GENERAL

1. Acts of volition

Absence of Choice.

[Antonyms: choice.]

[Nouns] no choice, Hobson's choice; first come first served, random selection; necessity [more]; not a pin to choose (equality) [more]; any, the first that comes; that or nothing.

neutrality, indifference; indecision (irresolution) [more]; arbitrariness.

coercion (compulsion) [more].

[Verbs] be neutral; have no choice, have no election; waive, not vote; abstain from voting, refrain from voting; leave undecided; "make a virtue of necessity" [Shakespeare].

[Adjectives] neutral, neuter; indifferent, uninterested; undecided (irresolute) [more].

[Adverbs] either (choice) [more].

[Phrases] who cares? what difference does it make? "There's not a dime's worth of difference between them." [George Wallace].

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