readiness, preparedness, preparation(noun)
the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)
"putting them in readiness"; "their preparation was more than adequate"
readiness, eagerness, zeal, forwardness(noun)
"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"
(psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way
"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"
a natural effortlessness
"they conversed with great facility"; "a happy readiness of conversation"--Jane Austen
the state or degree of being ready
the state or quality of being ready; preparation; promptness; aptitude; willingness
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
The ability of United States military forces to fight and meet the demands of the national military strategy. Readiness is the synthesis of two distinct but interrelated
The numerical value of readiness in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of readiness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Most of our folks are in a state of readiness.
The damage being done to America's diplomatic readiness.
Readiness of speech is often inability to hold the tongue.
Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
That pesky line about 'readiness' needs can pretty much trump anything Mom might need.
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