mightiness

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

Definition of mightiness

: the quality or state of being mighty

Examples of mightiness in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the last two years, Monty and Rose’s followers have found inspiration in their small-but-mightiness. Morgan Greene, chicagotribune.com, 26 Apr. 2021 This may reflect Mr Xi’s mightiness, or his weakness and insecurity. The Economist, 2 Nov. 2019 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, 29 Dec. 2016

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First Known Use of mightiness

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Mightiness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mightiness. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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