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goodness

Definitions of goodness
  1. noun
    moral excellence or admirableness
    synonyms: good
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    evil, evilness
    the quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice
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    kindness
    the quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic
    beneficence
    the quality of being kind or helpful or generous
    benignancy, benignity, graciousness
    the quality of being kind and gentle
    moral excellence, virtue, virtuousness
    the quality of doing what is right and avoiding what is wrong
    virtue
    a particular moral excellence
    saintliness
    the quality of resembling a saint
    summum bonum
    the supreme good in which all moral values are included or from which they are derived
    generosity, generousness
    the trait of being willing to give your money or time
    benevolence
    an inclination to do kind or charitable acts
    free grace, grace, grace of God
    (Christian theology) the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God
    loving-kindness
    tender kindness motivated by a feeling of affection
    considerateness, consideration, thoughtfulness
    kind and considerate regard for others
    cardinal virtue
    one of the seven preeminent virtues
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    morality
    concern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong; right or good conduct
  2. noun
    that which is pleasing or valuable or useful
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    bad, badness
    that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
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    worthiness
    the quality or state of having merit or value
    desirability, desirableness
    the quality of being worthy of desiring
    benefit, welfare
    something that aids or promotes well-being
    better
    something superior in quality or condition or effect
    better
    the superior one of two alternatives
    optimum
    most favorable conditions or greatest degree or amount possible under given circumstances
    soundness, wisdom, wiseness
    the quality of being prudent and sensible
    deservingness, merit, meritoriousness
    the quality of being deserving (e.g., deserving assistance)
    laudability, laudableness, praiseworthiness
    the quality of being worthy of praise
    quotability
    the quality of being worthy of being quoted
    roadworthiness
    (of motor vehicles) the quality of being fit to drive on the open road
    advantage, reward
    benefit resulting from some event or action
    interest, sake
    a reason for wanting something done
    advisability
    the quality of being advisable
    reasonableness
    goodness of reason and judgment
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    quality
    an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
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