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Definition of wayward adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    wayward

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈweɪwərd//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1difficult to control synonym headstrong
  2. 2 a wayward child wayward emotions
waywardness
 
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noun [uncountable]
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