HyperDic: goodness

English > 2 senses of the word goodness:
NOUNattributegoodness, goodthat which is pleasing or valuable or useful / useful
attributegoodness, goodmoral excellence or admirableness
goodness > pronunciation
Soundsguh'dnahs; guh'dnihs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
abyss ... worthiness: 194 rhymes with ihs...
English > goodness: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThat which is pleasing or valuable or useful / useful.
Narrowerbenefit, welfareSomething that aids or promotes well-being
betterSomething superior in quality or condition or effect
betterThe superior one of two alternatives
desirability, desirablenessThe quality of being worthy of desiring
optimumMost favorable conditions or greatest degree or amount possible under given circumstances
wisdom, wiseness, soundnessThe quality of being prudent and sensible
worthinessThe quality or state of having merit or value
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Oppositebad, badnessThat which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
Spanishbien, bueno
Adjectivesgoodhaving desirable / desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified
goodpromoting or enhancing well-being
goodtending to promote physical well-being
goodappealing to the mind
goodmost suitable or right for a particular purpose
English > goodness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningmoral excellence or admirableness.
Attributesgoodmorally admirable
NarrowerbeneficenceThe quality of being kind or helpful or generous
benignity, benignancy, graciousnessThe quality of being kind and gentle
kindnessThe quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic
saintlinessThe quality of resembling a saint
summum bonumThe supreme good in which all moral values are included or from which they are derived
virtue, virtuousness, moral excellenceThe quality of doing what is right and avoiding / avoiding what is wrong
virtueA particular moral excellence
Broadermoralityconcern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong
Oppositeevil, evilnessThe quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice
Adjectivesgoodmorally admirable
gooddeserving of esteem and respect
goodof moral excellence

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