: deliverance, relief —often used in the phrase good riddance especially to express relief that someone or something has gone http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/riddance
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noun British English pronunciation: riddance /ˈrɪd(ə)ns/
good riddance (to)
used for saying that you are pleased to be free of someone or something that is annoying or unpleasant
When he left I thought, ‘Good riddance’.http://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary...
good riddance (to bad rubbish)
Cliché [It is] good to be rid (of worthless persons or things). (See also Goodbye and good riddance.) She slammed the door behind me and said, "Good riddance to bad rubbish!" "Good riddance to you, madam," thought I.
good riddance (spoken)
I'm happy that someone or something is gone Peter and his nasty dog have finally moved out. Good riddance!
Usage notes: the full form of the phrase is good riddance to bad rubbish, which is sometimes used
See also: good, riddancehttp://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/good+riddancehttp://en.bab.la/dictionary/german-english/un...