Related formsun·pre·par·ed·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for preparedness
Philip Breedlove, NATO commander-in-chief, says this represents a shift, "from engagement to preparedness."Shocked by Ukraine Violence, NATO Prepares to Face Down Putin|Leo Cendrowicz|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She brings her own tea bags in a neat Ziploc bag, and I am mildly awed at her preparedness and chutzpah.Marlo Thomas Says Girls Should Feel Free to Be Like Hannah Horvath|Emily Shire|April 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Pratap Rudra, routed repeatedly by his lack of preparedness in a rapidly altering region, had exposed his weaknesses.
He continues to speak and consult nationally on “Building a Culture of Preparedness.”
Many media representatives felt explaining the change took valuable time away from focusing on impacts and preparedness actions.
Standing here in the presence of our host, our thoughts naturally turn to a discussion of "Preparedness."Have faith in Massachusetts; 2d ed.|Calvin Coolidge
Preparedness is the watchword of the Unions in this warfare.The Armies of Labor|Samuel P. Orth
He is not a coward, but simply believes in preparedness and safety first, and so seldom blunders into trouble.Your National Parks|Enos A. Mills
In the first case—'the preparedness of the Gospel'—it states the origin of the thing in question.Expositions of Holy Scripture|Alexander Maclaren
They did not trust each other, and above all, they did not trust themselves, their own strength and preparedness.Right Above Race|Otto Hermann Kahn