1. having or showing great strength or force or intensity;
- Example: "struck a mighty blow"
- Example: "the mighty logger Paul Bunyan"
- Example: "the pen is mightier than the sword"- Bulwer-Lytton
1. (Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree;
- Example: "the baby is mighty cute"
- Example: "he's mighty tired"
- Example: "it is powerful humid"
- Example: "that boy is powerful big now"
- Example: "they have a right nice place"
- Example: "they rejoiced mightily"
[syn: mighty, mightily, powerful, right]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Mighty \Might"y\, n.; pl. Mighties. A warrior of great force and courage. [R. & Obs.] --1 Chron. xi. 12. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Mighty \Might"y\, adv. In a great degree; very. [Colloq.] "He was mighty methodical." --Jeffrey. [1913 Webster] We have a mighty pleasant garden. --Doddridge. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Mighty \Might"y\, a. [Compar. Mightier; superl. Mightiest.] [AS. meahtig, mihtig; akin to G. m[aum]chtig, Goth. mahteigs. See Might, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. Possessing might; having great power or authority. [1913 Webster] Wise in heart, and mighty in strength. --Job ix. 4. [1913 Webster] 2. Accomplished by might; hence, extraordinary; wonderful. "His mighty works." --Matt. xi. 20. [1913 Webster] 3. Denoting an extraordinary degree or quality in respect of size, character, importance, consequences, etc. "A mighty famine." --Luke xv. 14. "Giants of mighty bone." --Milton. [1913 Webster] Mighty was their fuss about little matters. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
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