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1. goodness

noun. ['ˈgʊdnəs, ˈgʊdnɪs'] that which is pleasing or valuable or useful.

Synonyms

  • welfare
  • wiseness
  • good
  • quality
  • better
  • wisdom
  • desirability
  • worthiness
  • optimum
  • benefit
  • soundness

Antonyms

  • bad
  • unworthiness
  • badness
  • unsoundness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • good (English)
  • goden (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Goodness

  • alanis
  • atlantis
  • banis
  • baroness
  • bennis
  • bodanis
  • burtness
  • business'
  • business
  • cabaniss
  • cabiness
  • campanis
  • cavaness
  • caviness
  • cavness
  • chamness
  • chronis
  • cleanliness
  • cleanness
  • cleanness

Example sentences of the word goodness


1. Noun, singular or mass
With chicken, cheese and spaghetti, it offers a rich and savory goodness the whole family will love.

Quotes containing the word goodness


1. The great gift of Easter is hope - Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake.
- Basil Hume

2. The spirit of Christmas is the spirit of love and of generosity and of goodness. It illuminates the picture window of the soul, and we look out upon the world's busy life and become more interested in people than in things.
- Thomas S. Monson

3. The great gift of Easter is hope - Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake.
- Basil Hume

2. honest-to-goodness

adjective. (used informally especially for emphasis).

Synonyms

  • old
  • sure-enough
  • honest-to-god
  • genuine

Antonyms

  • unreal
  • insincere
  • false
  • dishonest

3. goodness

noun. ['ˈgʊdnəs, ˈgʊdnɪs'] moral excellence or admirableness.

Synonyms

  • summum bonum
  • good
  • moral excellence
  • virtue
  • morality
  • kindness
  • virtuousness
  • benignancy
  • graciousness
  • beneficence
  • benignity

Antonyms

  • malignancy
  • evil
  • maleficence
  • immorality
  • evilness
  • malignity

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • good (English)
  • goden (Middle English (1100-1500))
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