Velleity: a wish or inclination not strong enough to lead to action.https://www.lexico.com/definition/velleity
Here’s a word we caught this week. We thought we’d share velleity with you because it’s a concept we see people explain so often, without knowing there’s a single word they can use which captures everything perfectly.
Here’s an example of it in use:
My desire to be involved in the project is a mere velleity… it’s unlikely anything is going to get done.
What can you do with this word? Show us how you’d use this creatively in the comments below…