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fain

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of fain

  1. having a desire or inclination (as for a specified course of action) during the Renaissance most men of science and the arts were fain to express their noblest thoughts in Latin, the lingua franca of the learned Synonyms of fain amenable, disposed, willing, game, glad, inclined, minded, readyWords Related to fain predisposed, prone; accommodating, agreeable, compliant, cooperative, obedient, obliging, submissive; favorable, receptive; prepared, prompt, quick, responsive, swift; desirous, eager, enthused, enthusiastic, excitedNear Antonyms of fain averse, loath (also loth or loathe), reluctant, reticentAntonyms of fain disinclined, unamenable, unwilling


fain

adverb

Synonyms and Antonyms of fain

  1. by choice or preference “I would fain not marry that suitor, my lord,” the princess pleaded Synonyms of fain rather, first, preferably, readily, soon, willinglyWords Related to fain alternately, alternatively, either, instead; electively, optionally; desirably, gladly, wishfully; obligingly, voluntarilyNear Antonyms of fain reluctantly; forcibly, willy-nillyAntonyms of fain involuntarily, unwillingly



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