mightily


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might·i·ly

 (mīt′l-ē)
adv.
1. In a mighty manner; powerfully.
2. To a great degree; greatly.

mightily

(ˈmaɪtɪlɪ)
adv
1. to a great extent, amount, or degree
2. with might; powerfully or vigorously

might•i•ly

(ˈmaɪt l i)

adv.
1. in a mighty manner; powerfully or vigorously.
2. to a great extent or degree; very much: to desire something mightily.
[before 900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.mightily - powerfully or vigorouslymightily - powerfully or vigorously; "he strove mightily to achieve a better position in life"
2.mightily - (Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree; "the baby is mighty cute"; "he's mighty tired"; "it is powerful humid"; "that boy is powerful big now"; "they have a right nice place"; "they rejoiced mightily"
intensifier, intensive - a modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies; "`up' in `finished up' is an intensifier"; "`honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier"

mightily

adverb
1. very, highly, greatly, hugely, very much, seriously (informal), extremely, intensely, decidedly, exceedingly He had given a mightily impressive performance.
2. powerfully, vigorously, strongly, forcefully, energetically, with all your strength, with all your might and main She strove mightily to put him from her thoughts.
Translations
بِقُوَّه
mocně
mægtigt
mahtavasti
ביד רמה
nagymértékben
kröftuglega
kudretlekuvvetle

mightily

[ˈmaɪtɪlɪ] ADV
1. (o.f.) (= greatly) [rejoice] → tremendamente, enormemente; [impressive] → sumamente
to be mightily impressed/relievedestar tremendamente or sumamente impresionado/aliviado
I was mightily surprisedme sorprendí enormemente
2. (liter) (= powerfully) [strike, hit] → con fuerza
they heaved mightilytiraron con todas sus fuerzas

mightily

adv
mit aller Macht; (fig: = majestically, imposingly) → gewaltig
(inf: = extremely) → mächtig (inf); a mightily improved teameine stark verbesserte Mannschaft; mightily impressivehöchst beeindruckend; I was mightily impressed/relievedich war überaus beeindruckt/erleichtert

might2

(mait) noun
power or strength. The might of the opposing army was too great for us.
ˈmighty adjective
having great power. a mighty nation.
ˈmightily adverb
ˈmightiness noun
References in classic literature ?
Then turning to the fire James seized the tongs, "and under his feet he mightily brast up a blank of the chamber,"* and leaping down into the vault beneath he let the plank fall again into its place.
But it has been years since we parted, and your gentle schooling has polished you off mightily.
About midnight in they came, dancing and skipping, hopped round the room, and then went to sit down to their work as usual; but when they saw the clothes lying for them, they laughed and chuckled, and seemed mightily delighted.
They were so troubled about my enchanted clothes that they were mightily relieved, at last, when old Merlin swept the difficulty away for them with a com- mon-sense hint.
THE adventure of the day mightily tor- mented Tom's dreams that night.
But I have confided my case to a strangely able man,-- a man who had known Moreau, and seemed half to credit my story; a mental specialist,--and he has helped me mightily, though I do not expect that the terror of that island will ever altogether leave me.
For long hours I did mightily wish she would speak.
He has carried me all over the world, and you are mightily mistaken.
It was a sorrowful and a mightily sobered company that came forth again.
And the royal master of high latitudes sighs mightily, with the sinking sun upon his breast and the double-edged sword upon his knees, as if wearied by the innumerable centuries of a strenuous rule and saddened by the unchangeable aspect of the ocean under his feet - by the endless vista of future ages where the work of sowing the wind and reaping the whirlwind shall go on and on till his realm of living waters becomes a frozen and motionless ocean.
such as were in ancient times the Arians, and now the Armenians), though they work mightily upon men's wits, yet they do not produce any great alterations in states; except it be by the help of civil occasions.
The black fellows will be mightily astonished," said Joe, "at finding things like those in the woods; they'll make idols of them