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.

Dictionary definition

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".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King