good God!

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good God!

An oath expressing surprise, shock, frustration, anger, or annoyance. Good God! If we'd stopped the car one second later, that train would have hit us! I know you've had a long day at work, but good God, is it too much to ask for you to take out the trash?
See also: good
References in classic literature ?
Good God!" He would have fastened his door with the latch, but he could not lift his hand .
"Good God!" thought the grocer, looking earnestly at the traveler, "he looks sad!" The musketeer sat down.
good God!" articulated Planchet, drawing back before the dazzling fire of his looks.
They sit for long evenings beside one another, and say: "Let us again become like little children and say, 'good God!'"--ruined in mouths and stomachs by the pious confectioners.
"Good God! What ugly brutes!" He repeated this over and over again.
Good God! good God!" added the wounded man, in an accent of terror which made the young men shudder; "you will not allow that?
Good God! cried the English Captain, to whom the question was put.
Speaking previously about realising he had feelings for her, he said: "I went, 'Good God! I love Kate!' I mean I'm nuts about her.
"How kind the people are in Edinburgh, and how generous is the good God!"he wrote home."The Scotch ladies,"he naively observes,"deserve notice."
"Never in any circumstances take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night" Former Tory deputy chairman Lord Ashcroft "Good God! Look at you!
Not forgetting: "The peer-less divinity Ian McKellen." Good God! Ergh.
Good God! I thought it would be creepy for him, but it's not," The Daily Star quoted her as telling New York Daily News.
GOOD GOD! Susannah dressed in a dog collar with real-life vicar Rosie Harper
Good God!; (and other follies); essays on religion.
"Ah qu'il est bon, le bon Dieu!" ("How good is the good God!")