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almighty

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adjective al·mighty \ȯl-ˈmī-tē\

Definition of almighty

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

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

  3. 3 informal :  mighty —used as an intensive an almighty shock

almightiness

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Examples of almighty in a Sentence

  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

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Origin and Etymology of almighty

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


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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 in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of almighty

1830


Almighty

noun al·mighty

Definition of Almighty

  1. :  god 1 —used with the

Examples of almighty in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of almighty

before 12th century

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ALMIGHTY Defined for English Language Learners

almighty

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adjective

Definition of almighty for English Language Learners

  • : having complete power

  • : having a great deal of power or importance

  • : very great or loud


ALMIGHTY Defined for Kids

almighty

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adjective , often cap al·mighty \ȯl-ˈmī-tē\

Definition of almighty for Students

  1. :  having absolute power over all Almighty God



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