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Princeton's WordNet

  1. willingness(noun)

    cheerful compliance

    "he expressed his willingness to help"


  1. willingness(Noun)

    The state of being willing

Webster Dictionary

  1. Willingness(noun)

    the quality or state of being willing; free choice or consent of the will; freedom from reluctance; readiness of the mind to do or forbear

Editors Contribution

  1. willingness

    Not opposed to; in mind

    We have emphasized willingness as being indispensable.

    Submitted by anonymous on July 9, 2019  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'willingness' in Nouns Frequency: #2718

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of willingness in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of willingness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of willingness in a Sentence

  1. Jonas Bengtsson:

    When you do that kind of analysis, you should realise you can't have a short-sighted view, maximising competition in order to minimise prices. There are other factors to take into account, quality, willingness to invest.

  2. Helane Becker:

    The airline will say,' we'll get you off the Max, but the only way to get there isn't a non-stop, it's two regional jets flights that will take you hours more to get there, that could change people's willingness.

  3. Stanley McChrystal:

    I think it's a mistake to lose that talent... somebody with those attributes, the willingness and the capability to serve, not being welcome, is a negative message to send.

  4. Warren Bennis:

    What makes a good follower The single most important characteristic may well be a willingness to tell the truth. In a world of growing complexity leaders are increasingly dependent on their subordinates for good information, whether the leaders want to hear it or not. Followers who tell the truth and leaders who listen to it are an unbeatable combination.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Are you teachable or not? Listen up, you've got to be teachable for life. Because, until and unless you are teachable, you cannot learn something new. Yes! if you are not willing to learn no one can teach you. Besides that, if you are not determined to learn no one can persuade you to learn. Now that is to say, teachability (ability and willingness to learn) is the key to learning. So come on, be teachable for life. As well, be apt (quick to learn) at all times. ~Emeasoba George

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