might·​i·​ness | \ ˈmī-tē-nəs How to pronounce mightiness (audio) \

Definition of mightiness

: the quality or state of being mighty

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In our household, steak tartare is about the pure, unobscured flavor of the beef itself, that metallic, bloody, iron-rich mightiness. Gabrielle Hamilton, New York Times, "On Your Way to Your New Year’s Self," 29 Dec. 2016

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First Known Use of mightiness

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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to speak slightingly about or to degrade

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