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Definition of "mightily" []

  • In a mighty manner; powerfully. (adverb)
  • To a great degree; greatly. (adverb)

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 "mightily" in a sentence
  • "We talked about our dads -- mine had died a couple of years before -- and I left with the unforgettable image of her father propped up in his hospital bed suffering mightily from the infection that would soon kill him yet utterly engrossed by a weighty tome about the crusades."
  • "I was suffering mightily from the altitude, with a wicked headache and dizziness verging on nausea."
  • "Where “Ong Bak” succeeds so mightily is in its simplicity and purity."