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almighty

[ awl-mahy-tee ]
/ ɔlˈmaɪ ti /
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Definition of almighty

adjective
having unlimited power; omnipotent, as God.
having very great power, influence, etc.: The almighty press condemned him without trial.
Informal. extreme; terrible: He's in an almighty fix.
adverb
Informal. extremely: It's almighty hot.
noun
the Almighty, God.
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Origin of almighty

before 900; Middle English; Old English ælmihtig, ealmihtig, equivalent to æl-, eal-all (cognate with Old Norse al-<*ol-o-) + mihtig (miht, meahtmight2 + -ig-y1); cf. Alemanni

OTHER WORDS FROM almighty

al·might·i·ly, adverbal·might·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for almighty (1 of 2)

almighty
/ (ɔːlˈmaɪtɪ) /

adjective
all-powerful; omnipotent
informal (intensifier)an almighty row
adverb
informal (intensifier)an almighty loud bang

Derived forms of almighty

almightily, adverbalmightiness, noun

British Dictionary definitions for almighty (2 of 2)

Almighty
/ (ɔːlˈmaɪtɪ) /

noun
the Almighty another name for God
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