goodness

goodness
noun (the state of being good.) bondad
goodness n bondad
goodness me! ¡Dios mío! / ¡cielos!
goodness
tr['gʊdnəs]
noun
1 (virtue) bondad nombre femenino
2 (in food) lo nutritivo
\
SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
for goodness sake! ¡por Dios!
my goodness! ¡Dios mío!
goodness ['gʊdnəs] n
1) : bondad f
2)
thank goodness! : ¡gracias a Dios!, ¡menos mal!
goodness
interj.
carambag interj.
n.
bondad s.f.
favor s.m.
'gʊdnəs, 'gʊdnɪs
mass noun
1)
a) (moral worth) bondad f

he did it out of the goodness of his heart — lo hizo de lo bondadoso or bueno que es

b) (of food) valor m nutritivo
2) (in interj phrases, as intensifier)

(my) goodness! — Dios (mío)!

goodness me/gracious! — Dios mío!, válgame Dios!

I hope to goodness he'll be all right — ojalá or Dios quiera que no le pase nada; sake c), thank c)

['ɡʊdnɪs]
N
1) (=virtue) bondad f
2) (=kindness) amabilidad f

out of the goodness of his heart — de lo bondadoso que es

3) (=good quality) calidad f
4) (=essence) sustancia f , lo mejor
5) * (in phrases)

(my) goodness!, goodness gracious! — ¡Dios mío!

thank goodness! — ¡menos mal!

for goodness' sake! — ¡por Dios!

I wish to goodness I'd never met him — ojalá nunca lo hubiera conocido

* * *
['gʊdnəs, 'gʊdnɪs]
mass noun
1)
a) (moral worth) bondad f

he did it out of the goodness of his heart — lo hizo de lo bondadoso or bueno que es

b) (of food) valor m nutritivo
2) (in interj phrases, as intensifier)

(my) goodness! — Dios (mío)!

goodness me/gracious! — Dios mío!, válgame Dios!

I hope to goodness he'll be all right — ojalá or Dios quiera que no le pase nada; sake c), thank c)


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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