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synonyms for readiness

  • fitness
  • good will
  • keenness
  • preparation
  • preparedness
  • willingness
  • address
  • adroitness
  • alacrity
  • aptness
  • deftness
  • dexterity
  • dispatch
  • ease
  • eloquence
  • expedience
  • expedition
  • facility
  • fluency
  • handiness
  • inclination
  • maturity
  • promptitude
  • promptness
  • prowess
  • quickness
  • rapidity
  • ripeness
  • sleight
  • volubility

antonyms for readiness

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  • difficulty
  • dullness
  • inability
  • slowing
  • slowness
  • discouragement
  • unpreparedness
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How to use readiness in a sentence

Ninety percent of Fairfax staff members have either requested or scheduled vaccination appointments, he said, and many have indicated their readiness to return to teaching in-person in the meantime.
VIRGINIA’S LARGEST SCHOOL SYSTEMS VOW TO REOPEN CLASSROOMS FOR ALL BY MARCHHANNAH NATANSONFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
To test the jam’s readiness, spoon a bit of jam onto the chilled plate, and run your finger through it.
THIS TWIST ON THE CLASSIC LINZER COOKIE ADDS GENTLE SWEETNESS AND TEXTURE WITH CORN FLOURROXANA JULLAPATDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The government’s vaccine program, Operation Warp Speed, has projected optimism about its readiness to distribute the vaccine.
MOST STATES AREN’T READY TO DISTRIBUTE THE LEADING COVID-19 VACCINEBY ISAAC ARNSDORF, RYAN GABRIELSON AND CAROLINE CHENNOVEMBER 10, 2020PROPUBLICA
The idea went nowhere amid questions about the screenings’ effectiveness and the agency’s readiness to take on a significant public health responsibility.
AN IOWA AIRPORT HAS A PLAN TO SCREEN PASSENGERS FOR THE CORONAVIRUS. IT’S BEING HELD UP BY THE FAA.IAN DUNCANNOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
This federal-level hub could monitor viral trends and track the readiness of supply chains for therapies and protective equipment.
WE ALREADY KNOW HOW TO KEEP THE NEXT PANDEMIC FROM CATCHING US OFF GUARDROB VERGEROCTOBER 8, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
And he stood up in the shameful fall of the people: in the goodness and readiness of his soul he appeased God for Israel.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
In the street the men of his escort sat their horses, having mounted at his bidding in readiness for the journey.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
She is always in fear of an earthquake, and feels safer to have a light burning in readiness all night long.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
The brilliant ceremony over, the Prince set out for Carlisle, where his army was ordered to be in readiness on July 8.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
I wish you to write me if I am to give him notice also to hold himself in readiness for town.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
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WORDS RELATED TO READINESS

  • alertness
  • avidity
  • briskness
  • cheerfulness
  • dispatch
  • eagerness
  • enthusiasm
  • expedition
  • fervor
  • gaiety
  • hilarity
  • joyousness
  • promptitude
  • quickness
  • readiness
  • speed
  • sprightliness
  • willingness
  • zeal
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.