goodness: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (good'nis), [key]
- the state or quality of being good.
- moral excellence; virtue.
- kindly feeling; kindness; generosity.
- excellence of quality: goodness of workmanship.
- the best part of anything; essence; strength.
- a euphemism for God: Thank goodness!
- (used in expressions of surprise, alarm, etc.): Goodness, you gave me a start! Goodness gracious!
- goodness (Thesaurus)