well-willing

adjective

archaic
: favorably or kindly disposed : benevolent, loyal
ruggedly faithful and well-willing to their friendsR. L. Stevenson

Word History

Etymology

Middle English

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of well-willing was before the 12th century

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“Well-willing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well-willing. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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