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Synonyms for readiness
ˈrɛd i nɪsreadi·ness

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. readinessnoun

    Address is that indefinable something which enables a man to gain his object without seeming exertion or contest, and generally with the favor and approval of those with whom he deals. It is a general power to direct to the matter in hand whatever qualities are most needed for it at the moment. It includes adroitness and discretion to know what to do or say and what to avoid; ingenuity to devise; readiness to speak or act; the dexterity that comes of practise; and tact, which is the power of fine touch as applied to human character and feeling. Courtesy and politeness are indispensable elements of good address. Compare SPEECH.

    Synonyms:
    address, address, adroitness, courtesy, dexterity, discretion, ingenuity, manners, politeness, tact

    Antonyms:
    awkwardness, boorishness, clownishness, clumsiness, fatuity, folly, ill manners, ill-breeding, rudeness, stupidity, unmannerliness, unwisdom

    Preposition:
    Address in dealing with opponents; the address of an accomplished intriguer; an address to the audience.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. readiness

    Synonyms:
    promptness, preparedness, aptness, alacrity, knack, willingness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. readiness, preparedness, preparationnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    planning, set, provision, zeal, preparation, formulation, training, cooking, eagerness, facility, preparedness, prep, homework, readying, grooming, forwardness, cookery

  2. readiness, eagerness, zeal, forwardnessnoun

    prompt willingness

    "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"

    Synonyms:
    avidity, ardor, pushiness, eagerness, keenness, set, avidness, zeal, preparation, ardour, bumptiousness, facility, cockiness, preparedness, elan, forwardness

  3. set, readinessnoun

    (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"

    Synonyms:
    lot, eagerness, solidifying, hardening, set, stage set, bent, zeal, preparation, circle, exercise set, preparedness, band, solidification, facility, curing, forwardness

  4. facility, readinessnoun

    a natural effortlessness

    "they conversed with great facility"; "a happy readiness of conversation"--Jane Austen

    Synonyms:
    zeal, eagerness, installation, forwardness, set, preparedness, adeptness, facility, quickness, adroitness, deftness, preparation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. readinessnoun

    Synonyms:
    promptness, promptitude, quickness, alertness, alacrity

  2. readinessnoun

    Synonyms:
    dexterity, aptness, aptitude, expertness, facility, knack, easiness

  3. readinessnoun

    Synonyms:
    preparedness, ripeness, fit state

  4. readinessnoun

    Synonyms:
    willingness, disposition, inclination

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. readinessnoun

    Synonyms:
    promptness, facility, alacrity

    Antonyms:
    unreadiness, reluctance

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How to use readiness in a sentence?

  1. Dietrich Bonhoeffer:

    Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.

  2. Volodymyr Zelenskyy:

    We are grateful to Poland … for its readiness to provide Ukraine with combat aircraft, the problem is in logistics. In fact, it is a technical issue. It must be solved — immediately.

  3. David Goldfein:

    If you want to know what drives my decision-making going forward, it's about lethality and readiness; the business of war-fighting.

  4. Tedros Adhanom:

    The world has 11 years left to make good on its sustainable development goals. Universal health coverage is key to ensuring that happens, universal health coverage is a political choice : today world leaders have signaled their readiness to make that choice. I congratulate them.

  5. Dave Butler:

    We talk about what adversaries may do, discuss logistics and military plans and readiness.


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