almighty


almighty
almighty [ôl mīt′ē]
adj.
[ME almihtig < OE ealmihtig < eal, ALL + mihtig, MIGHTY]
1. having unlimited power; all-powerful
2. Informal great; extreme [an almighty nuisance]
adv.
Slang extremely
extremely
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the Almighty God
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☆ the almighty dollar [coined (1836) by IRVING2 Washington]
Informal money regarded figuratively as a god, or source of great power
almightily
adv.
almightiness
n.

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  • almighty — ► ADJECTIVE 1) omnipotent. 2) informal enormous. ► NOUN (the Almighty) ▪ a name or title for God …   English terms dictionary

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  • Almighty — The Almighty Gründung 1987 Genre Hard Rock Website http://www.thealmighty.co.uk Aktuelle Besetzung Gesang, Gitarre Ricky Warwick (1987–1996, 2000–2001, seit 2006) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • almighty — [[t]ɔ͟ːlma͟ɪti[/t]] 1) N PROPER The Almighty is another name for God. You can also refer to Almighty God. Adam sought guidance from the Almighty... Let us now confess our sins to Almighty God. 2) EXCLAM (feelings) People sometimes say God… …   English dictionary

  • almighty — al|might|y [o:lˈmaıti US o:l ] adj [: Old English; Origin: ealmihtig, from eall completely + mihtig powerful ] 1.) the Almighty/Almighty God/Almighty Father expressions used to talk about God that emphasize His power 2.) God/Christ Almighty an… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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