HyperDic: readiness

English > 4 senses of the word readiness:
NOUNstatereadiness, preparedness, preparationthe state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)
attributereadiness, eagerness, zeal, forwardnessprompt willingness
cognitionreadiness, set(psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way
attributereadiness, facilitya natural effortlessness
readiness > pronunciation
Soundsreh'diynahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > readiness: 4 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action).
Example"putting them in readiness"
Synonymspreparedness, preparation
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
AttributesreadyCompletely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress
unreadynot prepared or in a state of readiness
Narroweralert, qui vivecondition of heightened watchfulness or preparation / preparation for action
readypoised for action / action
BroaderstateThe way something is with respect to its main attributes
Spanishdisponibilidad, preparación
Catalandisponibilitat
Adjectivesreadycompletely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress
English > readiness: 4 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningPrompt willingness.
Example"readiness to continue discussions"
Synonymseagerness, zeal, forwardness
Broaderwillingnesscheerful compliance
Spanishdisponibilidad, prontitud
Catalandisponibilitat, promptitud
English > readiness: 4 senses > noun 3, cognition
Meaning(psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way.
Synonymset
Categorypsychology, psychological scienceThe science of mental life
Broadercognitive state, state of mindThe state of a person's cognitive processes
English > readiness: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningA natural effortlessness.
Example "a happy readiness of conversation"--Jane Austen
Synonymfacility
BroadereffortlessnessThe quality of requiring little effort
Adjectivesreadyapprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity / sensitivity

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