almightiness


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al·might·y

 (ôl-mī′tē)
adj.
1. Having absolute power; all-powerful: almighty God.
2. Informal Great; extreme: an almighty din.
adv. Informal
Used as an intensive: almighty scared.
n. Almighty
God. Used with the.

[Middle English almighti, from Old English ealmihtig : eall, all; see all + mihtig, mighty (from miht, might; see might1).]

al·might′i·ly adv.
al·might′i·ness n.
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The beauty and splendour of the day, of the offerings, call out directly to the almightiness of the recipient.
THERE is no doubt that our establishment's sometime hero Odysseas Michaelides has let his power go to his head and is increasingly displaying the traits of a petty tyrant that expects everyone to bow before his almightiness.
In the encyclical Quadragesimo anno from Pope Pius XI, issued in 1931, the refusal of any kind of governmental almightiness and totalitarianism can be seen in the area of law, state and politics, which are not compatible with freedom and human dignity.
My theory could be wrong, but even if it isn't, I think it's unfair to have a disproportionate number of congregants not represented in the Trinity, to never be referred to in Scripture or in prayer, to never be conceived of as possessing omnipotence, almightiness, or awe-inspiring creativity, to be impossibly unworthy of the very sacrificial love and unwavering devotion women give to their families, their relationships and their churches.
26) David had to figure as an ideal example showing that even for one of the most noble characters from the Old Testament it was very hard, if not impossible, to come to a full understanding of God's almightiness.
Kant states that "we willingly call these objects sublime, because they raise the energies of the soul above the accustomed height and discover in us a faculty of resistance of a quite different kind, which gives us the courage to measure ourselves against the apparent almightiness of nature" (390).