goodness
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈɡʊdnəs/, /ˈɡʊdnɪs/
Noun

goodness

  1. (uncountable) The state or characteristic of being good.
  2. (countable) The good, nutritional, healthy part or content of something.
  3. (uncountable, euphemistic) God.
    Thank goodness that the war is over!
  4. (Christianity) The moral qualities which constitute Christian excellence; moral virtue.
    • 1611, King James Version of the Bible, Galatians, 5:22:
      The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith.
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