Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being “goody” or priggish; canting morality or piety.

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Examples

  • "goodiness," abhorred by every normal girl, it would be impossible to imagine.

    A College Girl

  • When the English degree didn't satisfy her do-goodiness to save lives, Rose jumped back into school and is currently pursing a Bachelor's of Nursing in Central Florida.

    Rose Duggan | Fandomania

  • Head over to Pat's Fantasy Hotlist for the general goodiness that he posts daily.

    Sunday Linkage

  • This positive attitude is not a corny let's-all-be-friends goody-goodiness; it's a difficult, brave discipline – and Obama supporters have "lost their bearings" as much as anyone.

    Poll: Obama gaining support with key Clinton demographics

  • The Russian Batman is an anarchist who resents Superman's twisted do-goodiness (which is frankly something I've always disliked about Superman, too.)

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • Wanting to suck NWB and I back into your malignignant maelstrom of conjectural goodiness . . .

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Barnes and Noble Challenge.

  • All across this racist shithole that is Canada, our most valuable resource, children, sail through our education system on a cloud of feel goodiness.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • Despite Clark's super nauseating abilities for super-goodiness, the super hot Kristin Kreuk (with those super beautiful eyes!!) and the super wicked Erica Durance (wish she's in the show more often) actually makes the show quite watchable.

    Tube Bits For 08/07/2007

  • His goody-goodiness is as provocative to my baser nature as a red flag to an Andulasian bull.

    The Prairie Child

  • Granny told some pretty stories of when she was a little girl, stories to which the children always listened with real delight, because Gran'ma evidently had been a little girl, from the sort of things she told, and the way she told them, not like some grown-up people who would make their youngers believe that they never cared for anything but lesson-books and goody-goodiness from the moment they were christened.

    Terry Or, She ought to have been a Boy

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