willing

[wil-ing]
adjective
1.
disposed or consenting; inclined: willing to go along.
2.
cheerfully consenting or ready: a willing worker.
3.
done, given, borne, used, etc., with cheerful readiness.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English. See will2, -ing2

willingly, adverb
willingness, noun
overwilling, adjective
overwillingly, adverb
overwillingness, noun
prewilling, adjective
prewillingly, adverb
prewillingness, noun
quasi-willing, adjective
quasi-willingly, adverb


1. minded.
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willing (ˈwɪlɪŋ)
 
adj
1.  favourably disposed or inclined; ready
2.  cheerfully or eagerly compliant
3.  done, given, accepted, etc, freely or voluntarily
 
'willingly
 
adv
 
'willingness
 
n

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willing
O.E. willendliche; see will (v.).
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Example sentences
There they willingly feed it regurgitated liquids mouth to mouth, a diet it
  supplements by eating the ants' brood.
Each culture in the world has borrowed attributes from other cultures whether
  knowingly or not, willingly or not.
It sounded a bit mad, the idea of a bird having lessons to practice, and
  willingly doing it.
She did this, but it was easy to see that she did not do it willingly.
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