Updated English - Vietnamese Dictionary
goodness /'gudnis/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- lòng tốt, tính tốt, lòng hào hiệp
- tính chất
- to extract all the goodness out of something: rút từ cái gì ra tất cả tinh chất
- ((thường) dùng như thán từ) ơn trời!
- for Goodness sake!: vì Chúa!
- thank Goodness!: cảm ơn Chúa!; nhờ Chúa!
- Goodness knows!: có trời biết!
'gʊdnɪsAdvanced English Dictionary
+that which is pleasing or valuable or useful
+moral excellence or admirableness
+ noun [U]
1 (spoken) used to express surprise: Goodness, what a big balloon! + My goodness! + Goodness me, no! + Goodness gracious!
2 the quality of being good: the essential goodness of human nature + evidence of God's goodness + (formal) At least have the goodness (= good manners) to look at me when I'm talking to you. - GOOD
3 the part of sth that has a useful effect on sb/sth, especially sb's health: These vegetables have had all the goodness boiled out of them. + Branches pruned from the trees are shredded so the goodness goes back into the soil.
Idioms: out of the goodness of your heart from feelings of kindness, without thinking about what advantage there will be for you: You're not telling me he offered to lend you the money out of the goodness of his heart?
more at GOD, HONEST, KNOW v., THANK
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