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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 ?
By by-ways doth the weaker then slink into the fortress, and into the heart of the mightier one--and there stealeth power.
"And the mightier they are the more sane and wary should we be.
It shall be returned, or a mightier one in its stead."
But what if he our Conquerour, (whom I now Of force believe Almighty, since no less Then such could hav orepow'rd such force as ours) Have left us this our spirit and strength intire Strongly to suffer and support our pains, That we may so suffice his vengeful ire, Or do him mightier service as his thralls By right of Warr, what e're his business be Here in the heart of Hell to work in Fire, Or do his Errands in the gloomy Deep; What can it then avail though yet we feel Strength undiminisht, or eternal being To undergo eternal punishment?
Neptune, shaker of the earth, then came near to him and said, "Aeneas, what god has egged you on to this folly in fighting the son of Peleus, who is both a mightier man of valour and more beloved of heaven than you are?
Finally, all other difficulties being obviated, woman cannot take advantage of these preliminary reforms until she herself shall have undergone a still mightier change, in which, perhaps, the ethereal essence, wherein she has her truest life, will be found to have evaporated.
that golden tress was charmed; each hair had in it a spell of terror and remorse for thee, and was used by a mightier power to bind thy cruel hands from inflicting uttermost evil on the helpless!
Ah, go warily, fair sir; this is a mightier emprise than I wend."
That vile servant called my father 'a meddling old fool,' 'Fool and meddler art thou thyself, varlet,' I shouted, springing through the window, 'THAT for thy impudence!' and in my heat I smote him a blow mightier than I intended, for I have some strength in mine arm.
Sir Leicester Dedlock is only a baronet, but there is no mightier baronet than he.
All that I ask of you in return is that you will be a true lover, for Love is wiser than Philosophy, though she is wise, and mightier than Power, though he is mighty.
For all Jerry might have known, though he pondered it not, Malaita was a universe, beheaded and resting on the knees of some brooding lesser god, himself vastly mightier than Bashti whose knees bore the brooding weight of Skipper's sun-dried, smoke-cured head, this lesser god vexed and questing, feeling and guessing at the dual twin-mysteries of time and space and of motion and matter, above, beneath, around, and beyond him.