Almighty definition

ôl-mītē
Having absolute power; all-powerful.

Almighty God.

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Having unlimited power; all-powerful.
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(slang) Extremely.
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Having very great power, influence, etc.

The almighty press condemned him without trial.

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(informal) Great; extreme.

An almighty din.

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Used as an intensive.

Almighty scared.

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(informal) Great; extreme.

An almighty nuisance.

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God. Used with the.
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Unlimited in might; omnipotent; all-powerful; irresistible.

I am the Almighty God. --Gen. xvii. 1.

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(slang) Great; extreme; terrible.
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God, the supreme being.

The Almighty has smiled on us and blessed with good fortune.

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(epithet) the Almighty
  • God
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the almighty dollar
  • money regarded figuratively as a god, or source of great power
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the Almighty
the almighty dollar

Origin of almighty

  • Middle English almighti from Old English ealmihtig eall all all mihtig mighty (from miht might might1)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English, from Old English ealmihtig, ælmihtig (“almighty, all-powerful”), equivalent to all-- +‎ mighty.

    From Wiktionary