alacrity – Brisk and cheerful readiness; willingness; eagerness
A lack of a city (alacrity) meant they were all eager and cheerful about their trip to the countryside.
Examples of alacrity in a sentence
The eager student attacked all school work with a rarely seen alacrity.
Her alacrity to learn more about biology grew as she diligently studied the subject.
Unwilling men were drafted into the war despite their lack of alacrity to serve.