goodness knows

idiom

informal
used to make a statement more forceful
He finally got a raise. Goodness knows he deserved one.

Examples of goodness knows in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These are the same people who have called Biden senile and have tried without any evidence to impeach him for goodness knows what. Letters To The Editor, The Mercury News, 12 Mar. 2024

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“Goodness knows.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/goodness%20knows. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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