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might·y

 (mī′tē)
adj. might·i·er, might·i·est
1. Having or showing great power, skill, strength, or force: a mighty orator; a mighty blow.
2. Imposing or awesome in size, degree, or extent: a mighty stone fortress.
adv. Informal
To a great degree; extremely. Used as an intensive: mighty fine; mighty tired. See Note at powerful.

might′i·ness n.

mighty

(ˈmaɪtɪ)
adj, mightier or mightiest
1.
a. having or indicating might; powerful or strong
b. (as collective noun; preceded by the): the mighty.
2. very large; vast
3. very great in extent, importance, etc
adv
informal chiefly US and Canadian (intensifier): he was mighty tired.
ˈmightiness n

might•y

(ˈmaɪ ti)

adj. might•i•er, might•i•est,
adv., n. adj.
1. having, characterized by, or showing superior power or strength: mighty rulers.
2. of great size; huge: a mighty oak.
3. great in amount, extent, degree, or importance; exceptional: a mighty accomplishment.
adv.
4. Informal. very; extremely: I'm mighty pleased.
n.
5. the mighty, mighty persons collectively.
[before 900]
might′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mighty - having or showing great strength or force or intensitymighty - having or showing great strength or force or intensity; "struck a mighty blow"; "the mighty logger Paul Bunyan"; "the pen is mightier than the sword"- Bulwer-Lytton
powerful - having great power or force or potency or effect; "the most powerful government in western Europe"; "his powerful arms"; "a powerful bomb"; "the horse's powerful kick"; "powerful drugs"; "a powerful argument"
Adv.1.mighty - (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"

mighty

adjective
1. powerful, strong, strapping, robust, hardy, vigorous, potent, sturdy, stout, forceful, stalwart, doughty, lusty, indomitable, manful, puissant a mighty young athlete
powerful weak, feeble, impotent, weedy (informal), wussy (slang), wimpish or wimpy (informal)
2. great, large, huge, grand, massive, towering, vast, enormous, tremendous, immense, titanic, gigantic, monumental, bulky, colossal, stellar (informal), prodigious, stupendous, fuck-off (offensive taboo slang), elephantine, ginormous (informal), humongous or humungous (U.S. slang) a land marked with vast lakes and mighty rivers
great small, tiny, unimpressive, unimposing
Quotations
"How are the mighty fallen, and the weapons of war perished" Bible: II Samuel

mighty

adjectiveadverb
Chiefly Regional. To a high degree:
Informal: awful.
Translations
قَوي، ذو قُوَّةٍ عَظيمَه
mocný
mægtig
mahtavavoimakasvoimallinen
voldugur, sterkur
mogočen
mäktig

mighty

[ˈmaɪtɪ]
A. ADJ (mightier (compar) (mightiest (superl))) (liter)
1. (= powerful) [blow] → tremendo; [effort] → grandísimo; [nation] → poderoso
he shook his mighty fistagitó su poderoso puño
God's mighty powerla omnipotencia de Dios
see also high A3
2. (= loud) [bang, roar] → enorme
3. (= large) [river, fortress, wall] → enorme, inmenso
B. ADV (US) (= very) I'm mighty glad to hear itme alegro muchísimo de saberlo
she's a mighty fine-looking womanes una mujer muy guapa
we were mighty worriedestábamos la mar de preocupados
it's a mighty long way to SouthforkSouthfork está tremendamente lejos or está lejísimos
C. NPL the mightylos poderosos
how the mighty have fallen!¡cómo han caído los poderosos!

mighty

[ˈmaɪti]
adj
(= powerful) [army, team, company] → puissant(e) often before n
(= big) [explosion] → puissant(e) often before n; [river] → puissant(e)
a mighty explosion → une puissante explosion
(= loud) [bang, roar] → puissant(e)
adv (= very) → rudement
You look mighty pretty tonight → Tu es rudement jolie ce soir.

mighty

adj
(= wielding power) person, force, armymächtig; the mightydie Mächtigen pl; how are the mighty fallenwie sind die Helden gefallen (Bibl), → Hochmut kommt vor dem Fall (Prov); a mighty warriorein großer Krieger
(= massive) building, noise, load, crowd, shipgewaltig; river, tree, wave, effect, blowmächtig, gewaltig; cheerlautstark
adv (esp US inf) → mächtig (inf)

mighty

[ˈmaɪtɪ]
1. adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (ruler, nation) → forte, potente; (warrior) → possente; (ocean) → vasto/a
2. adv (fam) → molto

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 ?
If you have your eyes open you will see that although I call myself a doctor I have mighty few patients," he began.
It is easy to know the pathways, and to find the licks and water-courses of the wilderness," he said; "but who that saw this spot could venture to say, that a mighty army was at rest among yonder silent trees and barren mountains?
These returned quick as lightening to their camp with the alarming news of a mighty army in view.
It's mighty soothin', them fashionable calls; sorter knocks the old camp dust outer a fellow, and sets him up again.
This mighty contrast thrust itself forward as a fair expression of the odds against which she was to begin her struggle for a subsistence.
Such occasions might remind the elderly citizen of that period, before the last war with England, when Salem was a port by itself; not scorned, as she is now, by her own merchants and ship-owners, who permit her wharves to crumble to ruin while their ventures go to swell, needlessly and imperceptibly, the mighty flood of commerce at New York or Boston.
Thus feeding his mind with many sweet thoughts and "sugared suppositions," he journeyed along the sides of a range of hills which look out upon some of the goodliest scenes of the mighty Hudson.
Euroclydon, nevertheless, is a mighty pleasant zephyr to any one in-doors, with his feet on the hob quietly toasting for bed.
Speak, thou vast and venerable head, muttered Ahab, which, though ungarnished with a beard, yet here and there lookest hoary with mosses; speak, mighty head, and tell us the secret thing that is in thee.
He said he'd be mighty sure to see it, because he'd be a free man the minute he seen it, but if he missed it he'd be in a slave country again and no more show for freedom.
But say, Tom, now's a mighty good time to get that box, if Injun Joe's drunk.
Me and Tom struck out for the woods mighty solemn, and saying how different it was now to what it was last summer when we was here and everything was so peaceful and happy and everybody thought so much of Uncle Silas, and he was so cheerful and simple-hearted and pudd'n-headed and good--and now look at him.