goodnesse

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goodnesse (countable and uncountable, plural goodnesses)

  1. Obsolete spelling of goodness

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Inherited from Old English gōdnes, from Proto-West Germanic *gōdnassī; equivalent to good +‎ -nesse.

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goodnesse (plural goodnesses)

  1. A good thing or things; that which is good:
    1. A good or useful attribute or characteristic.
    2. A good or useful act or behaviour.
    3. Good, benefit; that which is advantageous.
  2. Goodness; the state of being good:
    1. Virtue; moral character or behaviour.
    2. Utility, efficaciousness, power.
    3. Benevolence; a favorable attitude.

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