Synonyms of 'fain'
1 gladDictionary, anxious, eager
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If you are anxious to do something or anxious that something should happen, you very much want to do it or very much want it to happen.
He is anxious that there should be no delay.
If you are eager to do or have something, you want to do or have it very much.
Robert was eager to talk about life in the Army.
Thesaurus for fain from the Collins English Thesaurus