adjective al·mighty \l-ˈmī-tē\

: having complete power

: having a great deal of power or importance

: very great or loud

Full Definition of ALMIGHTY

often capitalized :  having absolute power over all <Almighty God>
a :  relatively unlimited in power <an almighty board of directors>
b :  having or regarded as having great power or importance <the almighty dollar>
:  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



Definition of ALMIGHTY

:  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>

First Known Use of ALMIGHTY


Rhymes with ALMIGHTY



Definition of ALMIGHTY

:  god 1 —used with the

Examples of ALMIGHTY

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

First Known Use of ALMIGHTY

before 12th century

Other Christian Religious Terms

Pentateuch, blasphemy, curate, doxology, eremite, iconoclasm, liturgy, orison, pneuma, reliquary

Rhymes with ALMIGHTY


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