Riddance



noun
1.
the act or fact of clearing away or out, as anything undesirable.
2.
relief or deliverance from something.
Idioms
3.
good riddance, a welcome relief or deliverance from something:
He’s gone, and good riddance!
noun
1.
the act of getting rid of something undesirable or unpleasant; deliverance or removal (esp in the phrase good riddance)
see: good riddance

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