As adverbs the difference between willingly and eagerly
is that willingly
is of one’s own free will; freely and spontaneously while eagerly
is in an eager manner.
Of one’s own free will; freely and spontaneously.
* 1748 . David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 29.
- Now this is a process of the mind or thought, of which I would willingly know the foundation.
* gladly, happily
* heartily, with a will