Hypertext Webster Gateway: "mighty"

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.''

Mighty was their fuss about little matters.

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) 1.7 (wn)

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"-
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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