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willingness

[ wil-ing-nis ]
/ ˈwɪl ɪŋ nɪs /
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noun
consent or readiness to do something:The majority of the neighborhood’s older residents were employed, and younger people showed a willingness to work but often could not find jobs.
an inclination or preference: We admire her willingness to stand up for what she believes.The country has shown no sign of willingness to make concessions.
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Origin of willingness

OTHER WORDS FROM willingness

o·ver·will·ing·ness, nounpre·will·ing·ness, noun
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