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 Dictionary entry overview: What does willingness mean? 

  The noun WILLINGNESS has 1 sense:

1. cheerful compliance

  Familiarity information: WILLINGNESS used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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Cheerful compliance

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Context example:

he expressed his willingness to help

Hypernyms ("willingness" is a kind of...):

disposition; temperament (your usual mood)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "willingness"):

eagerness; forwardness; readiness; zeal (prompt willingness)

openness; receptiveness; receptivity (willingness or readiness to receive (especially impressions or ideas))

wholeheartedness (undivided commitment or unreserved enthusiasm)


unwillingness (the trait of being unwilling)

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