Meaning of velleity

vel•le•i•ty

Pronunciation: (vu-lē'i-tē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
  1. volition in its weakest form.
  2. a mere wish, unaccompanied by an effort to obtain it.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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