Meaning of READINESS in English

ˈredēnə̇s, -din- noun

( -es )

Etymology: Middle English redinesse, from redy ready + -nesse -ness

: the quality or state of being ready: as

a. : prompt willingness : alacrity

readiness to welcome more co-operative relations — Current Biography

readiness to continue discussions — Wall Street Journal

b. : fairly quick efficiency : reasonable speed

acquired readiness and accuracy in writing — J.S.Reeves

c. : ease , facility

a happy readiness of conversation — Jane Austen

d. : a state of preparation

putting them in readiness — H.E.Scudder

gauging the child's readiness to begin reading

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.