willingness
noun see willing

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Willingness — Will ing*ness, n. The quality or state of being willing; free choice or consent of the will; freedom from reluctance; readiness of the mind to do or forbear. [1913 Webster] Sweet is the love which comes with willingness. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • willingness — index acquiescence, adhesion (loyalty), amenability, assent, conformity (obedience), consent, d …   Law dictionary

  • willingness — n. 1) to demonstrate, show willingness 2) to express willingness 3) the willingness to + inf. (she expressed the willingness to work for us) * * * show willingness to demonstrate to express willingness the willingness to + inf. (she expressed the …   Combinatory dictionary

  • willingness — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ general ▪ genuine ▪ apparent ▪ greater, increased ▪ growing, increasing …   Collocations dictionary

  • Willingness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Willingness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 willingness willingness voluntariness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 willing mind willing mind heart GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 disposition disposition inclination leaning …   English dictionary for students

  • willingness — noun we appreciate your willingness to help Syn: readiness, inclination, will, wish, desire, alacrity …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • willingness — willing ► ADJECTIVE 1) ready, eager, or prepared to do something. 2) given or done readily. DERIVATIVES willingly adverb willingness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • willingness — noun cheerful compliance (Freq. 8) he expressed his willingness to help • Ant: ↑unwillingness • Derivationally related forms: ↑willing • Hypernyms: ↑disposition, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • willingness — See willingly. * * * …   Universalium

  • willingness — noun The state of being willing …   Wiktionary

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