Synonyms for readiness

Synonyms for (noun) readiness

Synonyms: zeal, readiness, forwardness, eagerness

Definition: prompt willingness

Usage: readiness to continue discussions; they showed no eagerness to spread the gospel; they disliked his zeal in demonstrating his superiority; he tried to explain his forwardness in battle

Similar words: willingness

Definition: cheerful compliance

Usage: he expressed his willingness to help

Synonyms: facility, readiness

Definition: a natural effortlessness

Usage: they conversed with great facility; a happy readiness of conversation--Jane Austen

Similar words: effortlessness

Definition: the quality of requiring little effort

Usage: such effortlessness is achieved only after hours of practice

Synonyms: readiness, set

Definition: (psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way

Usage: the subjects' set led them to solve problems the familiar way and to overlook the simpler solution; his instructions deliberately gave them the wrong set

Similar words: cognitive state, state of mind

Definition: the state of a person's cognitive processes

Synonyms: preparation, preparedness, readiness

Definition: the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)

Usage: putting them in readiness; their preparation was more than adequate

Similar words: state

Definition: the way something is with respect to its main attributes

Usage: the current state of knowledge; his state of health; in a weak financial state

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