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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mighty  \Might"y\,  a.  [Compar.  {Mightier};  superl.  {Mightiest}.] 
  [AS.  meahtig  mihtig  akin  to  G.  m["a]chtig,  Goth.  mahteigs 
  See  {Might},  n.] 
  1.  Possessing  might  having  great  power  or  authority. 
 
  Wise  in  heart,  and  mighty  in  strength.  --Job  ix  4. 
 
  2.  Accomplished  by  might  hence  extraordinary;  wonderful. 
  ``His  mighty  works.''  --Matt.  xi  20. 
 
  3.  Denoting  and  extraordinary  degree  or  quality  in  respect  of 
  size,  character,  importance,  consequences,  etc  ``A  mighty 
  famine.''  --Luke  xv  14.  ``Giants  of  mighty  bone.'' 
  --Milton. 
 
  Mighty  was  their  fuss  about  little  matters. 
  --Hawthorne. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mighty  \Might"y\,  n.;  pl  {Mighties}. 
  A  warrior  of  great  force  and  courage.  [R.  &  Obs.]  --1  Chron. 
  xi  12. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Mighty  \Might"y\,  adv 
  In  a  great  degree;  very  [Colloq.]  ``He  was  mighty 
  methodical.''  --Jeffrey. 
 
  We  have  a  mighty  pleasant  garden.  --Doddridge. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  mighty 
  adj  :  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 
  adv  :  (Southern  regional  intensive)  very  "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"  [syn:  {powerful},  {right}] 




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