Definitions for fainfeɪn
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
He fain would accept.
Origin of fain:
bef. 900; ME; OE fæg(e)n
disposed(p), fain, inclined(p), prepared(adverb)
having made preparations
"prepared to take risks"
gladly, lief, fain(adverb)
in a willing manner
"this was gladly agreed to"; "I would fain do it"
To be delighted or glad; to rejoice
With joy; gladly.
Well-pleased; glad; apt; wont; fond; inclined.
well-pleased; glad; apt; wont; fond; inclined
satisfied; contented; also, constrained
with joy; gladly; -- with wold
to be glad ; to wish or desire