mighty Meaning, Definition & Usage
adjective satellite 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
adverb (Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree
powerful; right; mightily.
- 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
Possessing might; having great power or authority.
Wise in heart, and mighty in strength. Job ix. 4.
Accomplished by might; hence, extraordinary; wonderful."His mighty works." Matt. xi. 20.
Denoting and extraordinary degree or quality in respect of size, character, importance, consequences, etc."A mighty famine." Luke xv. 14. "Giants of mighty bone." Milton.
Mighty was their fuss about little matters. Hawthorne.
A warrior of great force and courage. R. & Obs. 1 Chron. xi. 12.
In a great degree; very.Colloq. "He was mighty methodical." Jeffrey.
We have a mighty pleasant garden. Doddridge.
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