- This fits the notion that females are socialized to be dependent and obedient, while males are socialized to be independent and self-willed.
- For the grey-haired, being young is often equated with being hot-headed, turbulent, self-willed, obstinate, and too hot to handle.
- He was self-willed, obstinate, aggressive, vindictive, beset by feelings of inferiority, and yet firmly convinced of his own abilities.
- Nicole Kidman shoulders the strong, self-willed, yet vulnerable protective mother's role with grace.
- A child with an unbroken will becomes self-willed.
- Henry's break from Rome is convincingly anatomised, and Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn both emerge as strong, self-willed players.
- The man corresponding to this would also have love of victory, and would be self-willed and unmusical.
- It is not unreasonable to say that, for a visitor in Hinton's position, it took considerable insensitivity if not self-willed complicity not to be aware of what happened in those years.
- If he is now self-centered, selfish, and self-willed, do not think that he is going to change himself or that you are going to be able to change him once you get him past the ceremony.