willing - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
adjective 

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/ˈwɪlɪŋ/
  1. if you are willing to do something, you do it when someone asks you, sometimes when you do not want to

    I wasn’t willing to accept every item on the list.

    They are very willing to give her the chance she needs.

    Try not to seem too willing to help.

    1. a.
      used about someone who does something in an enthusiastic way

derived words

willingly

 

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adverb

She would willingly give up her spare time to help you.

willingness

 

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noun [uncountable]

We were impressed by his willingness to listen and learn.

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