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- n. The state of being willing
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or character of being willing; free choice or consent of the will; readiness.
- n. Good will; readiness.
- n. Synonyms Forwardness, Willingness. See forwardness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. cheerful compliance
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Today the term willingness means something different because I am sober and I have had years to work on sobriety and I have shared on a multitude of topics in seven years of meetings.
His center has been thinking hard about what he calls the "willingness to respond."
He also criticized Barack Obama for what he calls a willingness to sit down the Cuban leader Raoul Castro.
McCain criticized Barack Obama for what he calls a willingness to sit down with Cuban leader Raul Castro.
Not a strong blocker, lacking technique, but his willingness is there.
She was referring to our willingness to provide Israel with a nuclear umbrella: a pledge to obliterate Iran if it nuked Israel.
It would require a certain willingness for the President to throw his legislative colleagues under the bus en masse, though: and, really, how likely is that?
It is as if there is even a certain willingness to excuse our own Hitlers and Goerings.
Courage is defined as the willingness to act even when you are wracked by fear for your own life or safety.
All of those efforts will require incredibly skilled leadership and a long-term willingness of the entire society to face hard facts.
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