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- interj. An expression of surprise or shock.
- interj. An expression of dismay and disgust.
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According to Joan Hall, editor of the Dictionary of American Regional English at the University of Wisconsin, the frequency of use of good grief and goodness gracious is running neck and neck, with good Lord and good gracious off the pace by half.