Definitions for fainfeɪn
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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
Origin: [OE. fain, fagen, AS. fgen; akin to OS. fagan, Icel. faginn glad; AS. fgnian to rejoice, OS. fagann, Icel. fagna, Goth. faginn, cf. Goth. fahds joy; and fr. the same root as E. fair. Srr Fair, a., and cf. Fawn to court favor.]
an if, naif, naïf
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