the good

noun

Definition of the good

1 : the pleasant things that happen to people You have to take the good with the bad.
2 : things that are morally proper or correct Parents must teach their children the difference between the good and the bad.
3 : morally good people She believes that the good go to heaven when they die and the bad go to hell.
4 : the part of someone that is kind, honest, generous, helpful, etc. They cherished the good in him, overlooking the bad.

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“The good.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20good. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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