Textual thesaurus for "readiness"

(noun) zeal, forwardness, eagerness

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

(noun) facility

a natural effortlessness

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

(noun) set

(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

(noun) preparation, preparedness

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