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Definition 1: moral excellence or admirableness - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where goodness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • there is much good to be found in people

Synonyms for goodness in the sense of this definition

(goodness is a kind of ...) concern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong; right or good conduct

(... is a kind of goodness ) the quality of being warmhearted and considerate and humane and sympathetic

(... is a kind of goodness ) the quality of being kind or helpful or generous

(... is a kind of goodness ) the quality of being kind and gentle

(... is a kind of goodness ) the quality of doing what is right and avoiding what is wrong

(... is a kind of goodness ) a particular moral excellence

(... is a kind of goodness ) the quality of resembling a saint

(... is a kind of goodness ) the supreme good in which all moral values are included or from which they are derived

(... are attributes of goodness) morally admirable

Definition 2: that which is pleasing or valuable or useful - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where goodness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • weigh the good against the bad
  • among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization

Synonyms for goodness in the sense of this definition

(goodness is a kind of ...) an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone

"the quality of mercy is not strained"

(... is a kind of goodness ) the quality or state of having merit or value

(... is a kind of goodness ) the quality of being worthy of desiring

(... is a kind of goodness ) something that aids or promotes well-being

"for the benefit of all"

(... is a kind of goodness ) something superior in quality or condition or effect

"a change for the better"

(... is a kind of goodness ) the superior one of two alternatives

"chose the better of the two"

(... is a kind of goodness ) most favorable conditions or greatest degree or amount possible under given circumstances

(... is a kind of goodness ) the quality of being prudent and sensible

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