Monday, June 14, 2010

word of the day :: fain


1. gladly; willingly: He fain would accept.

2. content; willing: They were fain to go.
3. Archaic . constrained; obliged: He was fain to obey his Lord.
4. Archaic . glad; pleased.
5. Archaic . desirous; eager.
before 900; ME; OE fæg e n;  c. ON feginn  happy; akin to fair.

"I would fain grow old learning many things."
:: Plato ::

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