supergoodness

goodness

[good-nis]
noun
1.
the state or quality of being good.
2.
moral excellence; virtue.
3.
kindly feeling; kindness; generosity.
4.
excellence of quality: goodness of workmanship.
5.
the best part of anything; essence; strength.
6.
a euphemism for God: Thank goodness!
interjection
7.
(used in expressions of surprise, alarm, etc.): Goodness, you gave me a start! Goodness gracious!

Origin:
before 900; Middle English; Old English gōdnes. See good, -ness

supergoodness, noun


2. integrity, honesty, uprightness, probity. Goodness, morality, virtue refer to qualities of character or conduct that entitle the possessor to approval and esteem. Goodness is the simple word for the general quality recognized in character or conduct: Many could tell of her goodness and kindness. Morality implies conformity to the recognized standards of right conduct: a citizen of the highest morality. Virtue is a rather formal word, and suggests usually goodness that is consciously or steadily maintained, often in spite of temptations or evil influences: of unassailable virtue; firm and of unwavering virtue. 3. benevolence, benignity, humanity. 4. worth, value.


1. badness, evil.
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goodness (ˈɡʊdnɪs)
 
n
1.  the state or quality of being good
2.  generosity; kindness
3.  moral excellence; piety; virtue
 
interj
4.  a euphemism for God : goodness knows!; thank goodness!

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Goodness definition


in man is not a mere passive quality, but the deliberate preference of right to wrong, the firm and persistent resistance of all moral evil, and the choosing and following of all moral good.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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