English noun: goodness
|1.||goodness (attribute) that which is pleasing or valuable or useful|
|Samples||Weigh the good against the bad.|
Among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization.
|Narrower (hyponym)||benefit, better, better, desirability, desirableness, optimum, soundness, welfare, wisdom, wiseness, worthiness|
|2.||goodness (attribute) moral excellence or admirableness|
|Samples||There is much good to be found in people.|
|Narrower (hyponym)||beneficence, benignancy, benignity, graciousness, kindness, moral excellence, saintliness, summum bonum, virtue, virtue, virtuousness|