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synonyms for goodness

  • friendliness
  • generosity
  • good will
  • grace
  • graciousness
  • honesty
  • integrity
  • kindness
  • mercy
  • morality
  • righteousness
  • rightness
  • superiority
  • virtue
  • advantage
  • beneficence
  • benefit
  • benevolence
  • honor
  • humaneness
  • kindheartedness
  • kindliness
  • merit
  • nourishment
  • obligingness
  • probity
  • quality
  • rectitude
  • uprightness
  • value
  • wholesomeness
  • worth
  • ethicality
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antonyms for goodness

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  • corruption
  • cruelty
  • dishonesty
  • dishonor
  • evil
  • immorality
  • meanness
  • disadvantage
  • handicap
  • hindrance
  • loss
  • indecency
  • wickedness
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How to use goodness in a sentence

Thank goodness that we have this private-sector expertise that we want to shape into a global public good that gets to everybody on the planet.
‘THERE’S BEEN SOME CRACKS:’ BILL GATES QUESTIONS FDA’S CREDIBILITY ON A COVID-19 VACCINECLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
Plato thought that before birth we resided in the world of “the Forms,” together with numbers, universals, and goodness itself.
THE UNIVERSE KNOWS RIGHT FROM WRONG - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDEPHILIP GOFFSEPTEMBER 9, 2020NAUTILUS
We’re all bogged down and floundering, questioning our own goodness while we arch our eyebrows at our friends and argue over whose patch of muck is really solid ground.
EVERY DECISION IS A RISK. EVERY RISK IS A DECISION.MAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JULY 21, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
We’re capable of great evil in some cases, but we’re also capable of great goodness.
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So they don’t want to actually confront the United States Navy, for goodness sake.
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And he stood up in the shameful fall of the people: in the goodness and readiness of his soul he appeased God for Israel.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
In truth, M. de Biancourt's goodness and prudence seemed much shaken by this tempest of human passions.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
Goodness only knew what a falchion was, but there was the Griffin, and his history was an improvement upon the eternal Cat.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
After all she, Hilda, possessed some mysterious characteristic more potent than the elegance and the goodness of Janet Orgreave.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
One finds new friends;—and dear little girls; and—goodness knows what I shall find next.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
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WORDS RELATED TO GOODNESS

  • altruism
  • benefaction
  • benignancy
  • benignity
  • big-heartedness
  • charitableness
  • charity
  • generosity
  • goodness
  • goodwill
  • grace
  • kindheartedness
  • kindliness
  • kindness
  • philanthropy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.