Volition or will is the cognitive process by which an individual decides on and commits to a particular course of action. It is defined as purposive striving and is one of the primary human psychological functions. Others include affect. the act or power of making choices or decisions without being influenced by other people: will I chose to go on my own volition. volition. noun. vo·li. the power to make your own decisions: It was announced that he resigned of his own volition (= because he chose to), but I believe he was forced. Volition definition, the act of willing, choosing, or resolving; exercise of willing: She left of her own volition. See more. volition in British English · 1. the act of exercising the will. of one's own volition · 2. the faculty or capability of conscious choice, decision, and intention. Volition or will is the cognitive process by which an individual decides on and commits to a particular course of action. It is defined as purposive. Deep Silver Volition, LLC is an American video game developer based in Champaign, Illinois. The company was founded as Parallax Software in June by. The latest Tweets from Volition (@DSVolition). Official Twitter account of Volition, a Deep Silver game development studio. Saints Row - coming February Volition comes from Latin and French roots meaning "wish" or "will." Legal speech and writing often include the word volition, as a way to affirm that a. AAA video game development studio located in Champaign, IL – Our portfolio comprises the critically acclaimed Saints Row and Red Faction series.