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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 ?
1-8) I will sing of Heracles, the son of Zeus and much the mightiest of men on earth.
We rule the hearts of mightiest men - we rule "With a despotic sway all giant minds.
Then began the warriors to awake upon the hill the mightiest of bale-fires.
O Kulan Tith, Mightiest of Jeddaks," he cried, after the fashion of the court, "your messenger returns alone, for when he reached the apartments of the Father of Therns he found them empty, as were those occupied by his suite.
The values of a thousand years glitter on those scales, and thus speaketh the mightiest of all dragons: "All the values of things--glitter on me.
High in the midst exalted as a God Th' Apostat in his Sun-bright Chariot sate Idol of Majestie Divine, enclos'd With Flaming Cherubim, and golden Shields; Then lighted from his gorgeous Throne, for now 'Twixt Host and Host but narrow space was left, A dreadful interval, and Front to Front Presented stood in terrible array Of hideous length: before the cloudie Van, On the rough edge of battel ere it joyn'd, SATAN with vast and haughtie strides advanc't, Came towring, armd in Adamant and Gold; ABDIEL that sight endur'd not, where he stood Among the mightiest, bent on highest deeds, And thus his own undaunted heart explores.
They first caught crabs and quohogs in the sand; grown bolder, they waded out with nets for mackerel; more experienced, they pushed off in boats and captured cod; and at last, launching a navy of great ships on the sea, explored this watery world; put an incessant belt of circumnavigations round it; peeped in at Behring's Straits; and in all seasons and all oceans declared everlasting war with the mightiest animated mass that has survived the flood; most monstrous and most mountainous
Thou art right, Sancho," said Don Quixote, "for with a knight-errant, if he has but two fingers' breadth of good fortune, it is on the cards to become the mightiest lord on earth.
Hope, he says, cherishes the soul of him who lives in justice and holiness and is the nurse of his age and the companion of his journey;--hope which is mightiest to sway the restless soul of man.
Lop-Ear was plainly in a funk, and yet his conduct in remaining by me, in spite of his fear, I take as a foreshadowing of the altruism and comradeship that have helped make man the mightiest of the animals.
These were the mightiest men ever born upon this earth: mightiest were they, and when they fought the fiercest tribes of mountain savages they utterly overthrew them.
He said he would state the case exactly accord- ing to the facts; he would tell the simple straightfor- ward tale, without comment of his own; "and then," said he, "if ye find glory and honor due, ye will give it unto him who is the mightiest man of his hands that ever bare shield or strake with sword in the ranks of Christian battle -- even him that sitteth there