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  • as ingosh
  • as inwhew

synonyms for goodness gracious

  • dear me
  • gee
  • golly
  • lord
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How to use goodness gracious in a sentence

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
"I am sure there is no one I shall like half so well," said Isabel, truthfully; and Flora loved her for not being gracious.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
After all she, Hilda, possessed some mysterious characteristic more potent than the elegance and the goodness of Janet Orgreave.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
The gracious message then was, that in such a case he should be represented to the Pope, and possibly might be pardoned.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
One finds new friends;—and dear little girls; and—goodness knows what I shall find next.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
What of the infinite goodness of God in teaching the grub of the ichneumon-fly to eat up the cabbage caterpillar alive?
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
I see no infinite goodness here, but only the infinite foolishness of sentimental superstition.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
His cheerfulness was unbounded, and it was matched by his goodness of heart, his broad charity, and common sense.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GOODNESS GRACIOUS

  • dear me
  • gee
  • golly
  • goodness gracious
  • lord
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.