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Q: Can willingnes be used to express that somebody fancies doing something?

Ex. He showed his willingness to eat that cake.
He showed that he fancied eating that cake.
A: No, willingness is about COMPLIANCE. If you ask me to eat the cake, I will eat it without hesitation. If I need to eat the cake for a reason, I will obey.
Example: I am WILLING to swallow the medicine because it will make me well.

A fancy is a desire: I really WANT to eat the cake because it looks delicious.
I never “fancy” swallowing medicine, but I am willing to if I am ill.

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