What does mighty mean?

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ˈmaɪ timighty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mightyadverb

    having or showing great strength or force or intensity

    "struck a mighty blow"; "the mighty logger Paul Bunyan"; "the pen is mightier than the sword"- Bulwer-Lytton

  2. mighty, mightily, powerful, rightadverb

    (Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree

    "the baby is mighty cute"; "he's mighty tired"; "it is powerful humid"; "that boy is powerful big now"; "they have a right nice place"; "they rejoiced mightily"


  1. mightynoun

    Influential, powerful beings.

    The high and the mighty get what they want.

  2. mightyadverb

    Very; to a high degree.

  3. mightyadjective

    Very strong, possessing might.

    He's a mighty wrestler, but you are faster than him.

  4. mightyadjective

    Very heavy and powerful

  5. mightyadjective

    excellent, extremely good

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Mightyadjective

    Etymology: from might.

    Nimrod began to be a mighty one in the earth. Gen. x. 8.

    Great is truth, and mighty above all things. 1 Esd. iv. 41.

    He is wise in heart and mighty in strength. Job ii. 1.

    The mighty master smil’d. Dryden.

  2. Mightyadverb

    In a great degree. Not to be used but in very low language.

    Lord of his new hypothesis he reigns:
    He reigns; How long? Till some usurper rise,
    And he too mighty thoughtful, mighty wise:
    Studies new lines. Matthew Prior.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mightynoun

    possessing might; having great power or authority

  2. Mightynoun

    accomplished by might; hence, extraordinary; wonderful

  3. Mightynoun

    denoting and extraordinary degree or quality in respect of size, character, importance, consequences, etc

  4. Mightynoun

    a warrior of great force and courage

  5. Mightyadverb

    in a great degree; very

  6. Etymology: [AS. meahtig, mihtig; akin to G. mchtig, Goth. mahteigs. See Might, n.]


  1. Mighty

    Mighty is the fifth full-length release from The Planet Smashers. This is the first of two albums featuring drummer Scott Russell, and it is the only Planet Smashers album featuring trombonist J.O. Begin. The second track, "Explosive", features and was co-written by Neville Staple of The Specials. "Interlude" is not listed on the back cover, but the track numbers jump from 12 to 14.

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British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'mighty' in Adjectives Frequency: #1015

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mighty in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mighty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of mighty in a Sentence

  1. Hindu Spiritual:

    If the radiance of a thousand sunsWere to burst at once into the skyThat would be like the splendor of the Mighty one --I am become Death,The shatterer of Worlds.

  2. Theodore Roosevelt:

    I am delighted to have you play football. I believe in rough, manly sports. But I do not believe in them if they degenerate into the sole end of any one's existence. I don't want you to sacrifice standing well in your studies to any over-athleticism and I need not tell you that character counts for a great deal more than either intellect or body in winning success in life. Athletic proficiency is a mighty good servant, and like so many other good servants, a mighty bad master.

  3. Emily Elizabeth Dickinson:

    A Shade upon the mind there passesAs when on NoonA Cloud the mighty Sun encloses.

  4. Robert Henri:

    There are mighty few people who think what they think they think.

  5. Ryan Bomberger:

    We meet warriors in Portland, Seattle, Dallas, we may be a remnant — but the remnant is mighty.

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