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Definition of "almighty" []

  • Having absolute power; all-powerful: almighty God. (adjective)
  • Informal Great; extreme: an almighty din. (adjective)
  • Informal Used as an intensive: almighty scared. (adverb)
  • God. Used with the. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "almighty" in a sentence
  • "“In the name of almighty God, there will be no surplus and prices will not fall,” intoned the Iranian oil minister."
  • "For them, driving a truck while intoxicated was a much larger offense than blaspheming the name of almighty God.1"
  • "But if we conceive of a providence - a source even of the immeasurable suffering inflicted by, and on, mankind - what sort of almighty is it that we - like the tramps - are to meet somewhere, some day?"