- Antonyms of EVIL:
- good, goodness, angelical, virtuous, saintly, beatific, saving, angelic, redeeming, redemptive, sainted, white, beneficent, goody-goody, saintlike, affection, blessing, enjoyment, joy, appreciation, delight, esteem, satisfaction, approval, desire, gratification, treat, benefit, advantageous, beneficial, useful, favorable, propitious, curative, healthful, healthy, helpful, palliative, remedial, salubrious, salutary, wholesome, secure, sound, benignant, noncorrosive, nondestructive, nonfatal, noninfectious, nonlethal, nonpoisonous, nonpolluting, nontoxic, nonvenomous, anodyne, benign, harmless, hurtless, innocent, innocuous, inoffensive, safe, elevated, high, high-minded, law-abiding, legitimate, lofty, noble, principled, reputable, scrupulous, allowed, authorized, legal, licensed, permissible, permitted, approved, endorsed, sanctioned, abetted, encouraged, promoted, supported, clean, correct, decent, decorous, exemplary, proper, seemly, blameless, commendable, creditable, guiltless, chaste, immaculate, incorruptible, irreproachable, lily-white, perfect, pure, spotless, squeaky-clean, uncorrupted, unerring, unfallen, unobjectionable, venerable, esteemed, respected, upstanding, worthy, ethical, honest, honorable, just, moral, right, righteous, sublime, upright, acceptable, agreeable, alluring, appealing, attractive, blessed, congenial, darling, delectable, delicious, delightful, delightsome, desirable, dreamy, dulcet, enjoyable, felicitous, gratifying, heavenly, inviting, likable, luscious, nice, palatable, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, satisfying, savory, sweet, welcome, unexceptionable, restorative.
- Examples of usage:
The Apostle James would have agreed with the greater Apostle when he said: I find a law within me, that when I would do good, evil is ever present; but he would not the less have stood his ground and said: Call it a law if you like, but it is not, and is not meant to be, beyond our control.
"Men in the Making",Ambrose Shepherd.
What evil has happened?
"The Golden Rock",Ernest Glanville.
You have put an evil spirit into it.
"The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance",Harriet Martineau.
- The Apostle James would have agreed with the greater Apostle when he said: I find a law within me, that when I would do good, evil is ever present; but he would not the less have stood his ground and said: Call it a law if you like, but it is not, and is not meant to be, beyond our control.
- bashfulness, demureness, retiringness, shyness, diffidence.