oh my God
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- Said in supplication.
- (mildly blasphemous) An expression of anger, frustration, excitement, shock, awe, dismay.
- 2001, Earl Simmons (lyrics), Black Key (music), “We Right Here”, in The Great Depression, Ruff Ryders Entertainment, performed by DMX:
- "Oh my God!"; those can't be the last words of your man.
In different contexts the offensiveness of this phrase can vary from blasphemous to mild, with a greater degree of variety than comparable phrases due to its invocation of deity. Common euphemisms are oh my gosh, omigosh, and oh my goodness.
excitement or shock