Goodness

(Roget's Thesaurus)
-->Capability of producing good. Good qualities.
<- N
PARAG:Goodness->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ goodness
goodness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ excellence
excellence
merit
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ virtue
virtue
&c. 944
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ value
value
worth
price
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ super-excellence
super-excellence
supereminence
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ superiority
superiority
&c. 33
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ perfection
perfection
&c. 650
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ coup de maitre
coup de maitre
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ masterpiece
masterpiece
chef d'ouvre
prime
flower
cream
elite
pick
A1
nonesuch
nonpareil
creme de la creme
flower of the flock
cock of the roost
salt of the earth
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ champion
champion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ prodigy
prodigy
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ tidbit
tidbit
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ gem
gem
gem of the first water
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ bijou
bijou
precious stone
jewel
pearl
diamond
ruby
brilliant
treasure
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ good thing
good thing
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ rara avis
rara avis
one in a thousand
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ beneficence
beneficence
&c. 906
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ good man
good man
&c. 948
PARAG:Goodness->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be beneficial
be beneficial
&c.???adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ produce good
produce good
do good
&c. 618
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ profit
profit
&c.(be of use) 644
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ benefit
benefit
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ confer a benefit
confer a benefit
&c. 618
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ be the making of
be the making of
do a world of good
make a man of
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ produce a good effect
produce a good effect
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ do a good turn
do a good turn
confer an obligation
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ improve
improve
&c. 658
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ do no harm
do no harm
break no bones
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ be good
be good
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ excel
excel
transcend
&c.(be superior) 33
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ bear away the bell
bear away the bell
GRP: \\ V \\ 6
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ stand the proof
stand the proof
stand the test
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ pass muster
pass muster
pass an examination
GRP: \\ V \\ 7
Sgm: \\ V \\ 7 \\ challenge comparison
challenge comparison
vie
emulate
rival
PARAG:Goodness->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ harmless
harmless
hurtless
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unobnoxious
unobnoxious
innocuous
innocent
inoffensive
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ beneficial
beneficial
valuable
of value
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ serviceable
serviceable
&c.(useful) 644
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ advantageous
advantageous
edifying
profitable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ salutary
salutary
&c.(healthful) 656
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ favorable
favorable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ propitious
propitious
&c.(hope-giving) 858
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ fair
fair
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ good
good
good as gold
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ excellent
excellent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ better
better
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ superior
superior
&c. 33
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ above par
above par
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ nice
nice
fine
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ genuine
genuine
&c.(true) 494
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 5
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ best
best
choice
select
picked
elect
recherche
rare
priceless
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ unparagoned
unparagoned
unparalleled
&c.(supreme) 33
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ superlatively
superlatively
&c. 33
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ good
good
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ bully
bully
???>*
crackajack
???>*
giltedged
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ superfine
superfine
superexcellent
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ of the first water
of the first water
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ first-rate
first-rate
first-class
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ high-wrought
high-wrought
exquisite
very best
crack
prime
tiptop
capital
cardinal
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ standard
standard
&c.(perfect) 650
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 5 \\ inimitable
inimitable
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 6
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ admirable
admirable
estimable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ praiseworthy
praiseworthy
&c.(approve) 931
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ pleasing
pleasing
&c. 829
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ couleur de rose
couleur de rose
precious
of great price
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ costly
costly
&c.(dear) 814
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ worth its weight in gold
worth its weight in gold
worth a Jew's eye
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 6 \\ priceless
priceless
invaluable
inestimable
precious as the apple of the eye
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 7
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 7 \\ tolerable
tolerable
&c.(not very good) 651
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 7 \\ up to the mark
up to the mark
unexceptionable
unobjectionable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 7 \\ satisfactory
satisfactory
tidy
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 8
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 8 \\ in good condition
in good condition
in fair condition
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 8 \\ fresh
fresh
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 8 \\ sound
sound
&c.(perfect) 650
PARAG:Goodness->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ beneficially
beneficially
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ well
well
&c. 618

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