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almighty

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adjective al·mighty \ȯl-ˈmī-tē\

Simple Definition of almighty

  • : having complete power

  • : having a great deal of power or importance

  • : very great or loud

Full Definition of almighty

  1. 1 often capitalized :  having absolute power over all <Almighty God>

  2. 2 a :  relatively unlimited in power <an almighty board of directors> b :  having or regarded as having great power or importance <the almighty dollar>

  3. 3 :  mighty —used as an intensive <an almighty shock>

al·mighti·ness noun

Examples of almighty

  1. <the almighty shock that we got when we received the bill>

  2. <when we are young, we want our parents to be almighty and to be able to make everything right when something goes wrong>



Origin of almighty

Middle English, from Old English ealmihtig, from eall all + mihtig mighty


First Known Use: before 12th century


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almighty

adverb al·mighty

Definition of almighty

  1. :  to a great degree :  extremely <although he did not precisely starve, he was almighty hungry — W. A. Swanberg>



Examples of almighty

  1. <that's an almighty large pumpkin you've grown there>



1833

First Known Use of almighty

1833


Almighty

noun al·mighty

Definition of Almighty

  1. :  god 1 —used with the



Examples of almighty

  1. <the missionaries gave thanks to the Almighty for their miraculous deliverance from death>



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of almighty

before 12th century

Other Christian Religious Terms

Rhymes with almighty




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