Definition of good heavens
—used informally to express surprise, anger, etc. Good heavens! You startled me.
Word by Word Definitions
: of a favorable character or tendency
: bountiful, fertile
: handsome, attractive
: something that is good
: something conforming to the moral order of the universe
: praiseworthy character : goodness
: used as an intensive
: the expanse of space that seems to be over the earth like a dome : firmament
: the dwelling place of the Deity and the blessed dead
: a spiritual state of everlasting communion with God
Seen and Heard
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