Meaning : Offensive boldness and assertiveness.
Meaning : An advanced stage.
The forwardness of the harvest this year.
The arts are in no kind of forwardness in this matter.
Meaning : Prompt willingness.
Readiness to continue discussions.
They showed no eagerness to spread the gospel.
They disliked his zeal in demonstrating his superiority.
He tried to explain his forwardness in battle.