Associations to the word «Goodness»
GOODNESS, noun. (uncountable) The state or characteristic of being good.
GOODNESS, noun. (countable) The good, nutritional, healthy part or content of something.
GOODNESS, noun. (uncountable) (euphemistic) God.
GOODNESS, noun. (Christianity) The moral qualities which constitute Christian excellence; moral virtue.
GOODNESS GRACIOUS, interjection. (idiomatic) (euphemistic) (dated) Oh my God.
GOODNESS GRACIOUS ME, interjection. (idiomatic) (UK) Alternative form of goodness gracious
GOODNESS ME, interjection. (idiomatic) (dated) An expression of mild surprise.
GOODNESS, noun. That which is pleasing or valuable or useful; "weigh the good against the bad"; "among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization".
GOODNESS, noun. Moral excellence or admirableness; "there is much good to be found in people".
Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.