Synonyms for readiness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : red-ee-nis
Phonetic Transcription : ˈrɛd i nɪs

Top 10 synonyms for readiness Other synonyms for the word readiness

Définition of readiness

Origin :
  • mid-14c., "state of preparation, preparedness;" late 14c., "promptness;" from ready (adj.) + -ness. As "willingness" from c.1400.
  • noun skill; eagerness
Example sentences :
  • Hold thyself in readiness to come down upon the first summons.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • The talkers were putting the anaesthetizing-room in readiness for the afternoon.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • At last, on the eve of the happy day, everything was in readiness.
  • Extract from : « The Dream » by Emile Zola
  • They, with the three on watch, were to get the vessel in readiness for immediate departure.
  • Extract from : « The Monster Men » by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Trapper Jim was getting some of the bear meat in readiness for cooking.
  • Extract from : « With Trapper Jim in the North Woods » by Lawrence J. Leslie
  • Sally found it hard to believe in Hetty's readiness to welcome her baby.
  • Extract from : « Hetty's Strange History » by Anonymous
  • That I might at least show my readiness in wishing to be grateful, I took every care of her in my power.
  • Extract from : « The Letters of Robert Burns » by Robert Burns
  • I have some papers to arrange, which I should wish to show him, and I cannot have them sooner in readiness.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • I had some friends in readiness, who were to have accompanied me to them.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • Cellini was remarkable for his readiness and dexterity in handicraft.
  • Extract from : « Self-Help » by Samuel Smiles

Antonyms for readiness

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