Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


I could not be angry with Pete, however, for he was always so goodnatured.

He is a vain little man, certainly; and perhaps too goodnatured.

But in awhile she came and kissed me in her girlish, goodnatured way.

That day there came a lively and goodnatured letter from Lady Knollys.

"I can guess," replied Fred, trying to make his goodnatured face severe and cross.

"He never saw them, you know," said Ayala, putting in a goodnatured word for her uncle.

Charles Fox declared that Swift must be a goodnatured man to have had such a love of nonsense.

He was mild in temperament, affable in demeanor, goodnatured, affectionate and well-meaning.

He wrote the "Goodnatured Man," a piece which had a worse fate than it deserved.

The plot of the "Goodnatured Man" is, like almost all Goldsmith's plots, very ill constructed.