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Webster 1913 Edition


Almighty

Al-might′y

(a̤l-mīt′y̆)
,
Adj.
[AS.
ealmihtig
,
ælmihtig
;
eal
(OE.
al
) all +
mihtig
mighty.]
1.
Unlimited in might; omnipotent; all-powerful; irresistible.
I am the
Almighty
God.
Gen. xvii. 1.
2.
Great; extreme; terrible.
[Slang]
Poor Aroar can not live, and can not die, – so that he is in an
almighty
fix.
De Quincey.
The Almighty
,
the omnipotent God.
Rev. i. 8.

Webster 1828 Edition


Almighty

ALMI'GHTY

,
Adj.
[all and mighty. See Might.]
Possessing all power; omnipotent; being of unlimited might; being of boundless sufficiency; appropriately applied to the Supreme Being.

ALMI'GHTY

,
Noun.
The Omnipotent God.

Definition 2022


Almighty

Almighty

See also: almighty

English

Alternative forms

  • Allmighty

Proper noun

the Almighty

  1. God, the supreme being.
    The Almighty has smiled on us and blessed with good fortune.

Translations

almighty

almighty

See also: Almighty

English

Alternative forms

  • allmighty
  • all-mighty

Adjective

almighty (comparative more almighty, superlative most almighty)

  1. (sometimes postpositive) Unlimited in might; omnipotent; all-powerful; irresistible.
    I am the Almighty God. — Gen. 17, 1.
  2. (slang) Great; extreme; terrible.
    • 2012 May 21, Tom Fordyce, “England v West Indies: Hosts cruise home in Lord's Test”, in BBC Sport:
      When Jonathan Trott and Kevin Pietersen both went cheaply inside the first hour on the fifth day, a further 134 were needed and there was a genuine sense that an almighty upset might just come off.
  3. Having very great power, influence, etc.
    The almighty press condemned him without trial

Quotations

  • 2007, Richard Laymon, Savage, page 203:
    I stepped into the clear, rushing water. It was almighty cold!

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