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Turkish translation of “goodness”

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goodness

noun
 
 
/ˈɡʊdnəs/
[U] the quality of being good
iyilik, erdem, haslet
She believes in the goodness of human nature.Virtue and moral good
my goodness informal something you say when you are surprised
'Aman Yarabbi!', 'Allah Allah!', 'Tuh be!', 'Hay Allah!'
My goodness, he's a big baby, isn't he?Expressions of surprise
thank goodness informal something you say when you are happy because something bad did not happen
Allah'a şükür, çok şükür, şükürler olsun
Thank goodness that dog didn't bite you.Relieved and thankful
for goodness sake used when you are annoyed or when you want something to happen quickly
'Allah aşkın!' 'Gözünü seveyim!'
For goodness sake, come in out of the rain.Intensifying expressions
(Definition of goodness from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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