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
What they share is willingness to use the same brutal tactics to achieve their
  goals.
Vegetarians differ in their willingness to consume these ingredients.
Your willingness to try and appreciate these things is admirable.
The great cats represent the ultimate test of our willingness to share this
  planet with other species.
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