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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 ?
At first I couldn't make out the purpose of this mighty pile of rock, unless it were intended as a rough and picturesque background for the scenes which were enacted in the arena before it, but presently, after the wooden benches had been pretty well filled by slaves and Sagoths, I discovered the purpose of the bowlders, for then the Mahars began to file into the enclosure.
From his mighty bulk the whale affords a most congenial theme whereon to enlarge, amplify, and generally expatiate.
The tunnel had led straight, from where he had entered it beneath the side of the rock furthest from the unscaleable cliffs, toward the mighty barrier that had baffled him so long.
The mighty fellow made quick work of one of them, but in stepping back for another thrust he fell over a dead body behind him and was down and at the mercy of his foes in an instant.
Often had I pondered on the odd instructions he had left me governing the construction of his mighty tomb, and especially those parts which directed that he be laid in an OPEN casket and that the ponderous mechanism which controlled the bolts of the vault's huge door be accessible ONLY FROM THE INSIDE.
She was mighty red in the face for a minute, and her eyes lighted up, and it made her powerful pretty.
As when fish fly scared before a huge dolphin, and fill every nook and corner of some fair haven--for he is sure to eat all he can catch--even so did the Trojans cower under the banks of the mighty river, and when Achilles' arms grew weary with killing them, he drew twelve youths alive out of the water, to sacrifice in revenge for Patroclus son of Menoetius.
My knowledge of the efforts that had been made by countless expeditions to explore that unknown land bade me to caution, for never had flier returned who had passed to any considerable distance beyond the mighty ice-barrier that fringes the southern hem of the frigid zone.
Nor less so did the mighty subterranean prospector which had carried me to Pellucidar and back again, and which lay out in the desert about two miles from my camp.
Always was he comparing their weaknesses, their vices, their hypocrisies, and their little vanities with the open, primitive ways of his ferocious jungle mates, and all the while there battled in that same big heart with these forces another mighty force--Tarzan's love and loyalty for his friends of the civilized world.
Possibly you will wonder that Tarzan of the Apes, mighty fighter that he was, should have fled before the irritable attack of a she, or that he should hesitate to return for the satisfaction of his curiosity when with ease he might have vanquished the weakened mother of the new-born cub; but you need not wonder.
I freely assert, that the cosmopolite philosopher cannot, for his life, point out one single peaceful influence, which within the last sixty years has operated more potentially upon the whole broad world, taken in one aggregate, than the high and mighty business of whaling.