adjective, good·li·er, good·li·est.
Related formsgood·li·ness, nounun·good·ly, adjective, adverb
Examples from the Web for goodliness
Boys could not fail to admire the strength and goodliness of men displayed in the comeliness of perfected development.A Problem in Greek Ethics|John Addington Symonds
When Autolycus entered the symposium of Xenophon, all tongues were stricken dumb; man gazed at man in wonder at his goodliness.Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol II of 2)|John Addington Symonds
The earth belongeth to Lorraine, and the goodliness thereof.The White Plumes of Navarre|Samuel Rutherford Crockett
What solemn testimony was before me, that "all flesh is grass, and all the goodliness thereof as the flower of the field."Gleanings by the Way|John A. Clark
It was a home amid the goodliness and the godliness of nature.