Ready to do something that is not (can't be expected as) a matter of course.
‘If my boyfriend isn't willing to change his drinking habits, I will split up with him.’;
standard spelling of wilful|from=American spelling
The execution of a will.
Of set purpose; self-determined; voluntary; as, willful murder.
‘In willful poverty chose to lead his life.’; ‘Thou to meArt all things under heaven, all places thou,Who, for my willful crime, art banished hence.’;
Free to do or to grant; having the mind inclined; not opposed in mind; not choosing to refuse; disposed; not averse; desirous; consenting; complying; ready.
‘Felix, willing to show the Jews a pleasure, left Paul bound.’; ‘With wearied wings and willing feet.’; ‘[Fruit] shaken in August from the willing boughs.’;
Governed by the will without yielding to reason; obstinate; perverse; inflexible; stubborn; refractory; as, a willful man or horse.
Received of choice, or without reluctance; submitted to voluntarily; chosen; desired.
‘[They] are held, with his melodious harmony,In willing chains and sweet captivity.’;
done by design;
‘the insult was intentional’; ‘willful disobedience’;
‘No spouts of blood run willing from a tree.’;
habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition
the act of making a choice;
‘followed my father of my own volition’;
by conscious design or purpose;
‘intentional damage’; ‘a knowing attempt to defraud’; ‘a willful waste of time’;
disposed or inclined toward;
‘a willing participant’; ‘willing helpers’;
not brought about by coercion or force;
‘the confession was uncoerced’;
disposed or willing to comply;
‘someone amenable to persuasion’; ‘the spirit indeed is willing but the flesh is weak’;