mightily

  • 1 Mightily — Might i*ly, adv. [From {Mighty}.] 1. In a mighty manner; with might; with great earnestness; vigorously; powerfully. [1913 Webster] Whereunto I also labor, striving according to his working, which worketh in me mightily. Col. i. 29. [1913… …

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  • 2 mightily — [adv1] very much, extremely decidedly, exceedingly, greatly, highly, hugely, intensely, mighty, notably, surpassingly, very; concept 569 Ant. little mightily [adv2] forcefully arduously, energetically, forcibly, hard, hardly, laboriously, lustily …

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  • 3 mightily — (adv.) O.E. mihtiglice; see MIGHTY (Cf. mighty) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …

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  • 4 mightily — might|i|ly [ˈmaıtıli] adv 1.) very ▪ a mightily impressive piece of work ▪ I was mightily relieved when we landed at Manchester airport. 2.) literary using great strength ▪ We laboured mightily to rebuild the walls …

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  • 5 mightily — [[t]ma͟ɪtɪli[/t]] ADV GRADED: ADV adj/adv, ADV after v (emphasis) Mightily means to a great extent or degree. [OLD FASHIONED] He had given a mightily impressive performance... She strove mightily to put Mike from her thoughts …

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  • 6 mightily — adverb Date: before 12th century 1. in a mighty manner ; vigorously < applauded mightily > 2. very much < depressed me mightily > …

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  • 7 mightily — adv. Mightily is used with these adjectives: ↑impressed, ↑impressive, ↑relieved Mightily is used with these verbs: ↑contribute, ↑strive, ↑struggle, ↑suffer, ↑try …

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  • 8 mightily — adverb especially literary 1 very: She seemed mightily impressed by his story. 2 using great strength: Fred swung mightily at the ball …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 mightily — adverb 1. powerfully or vigorously he strove mightily to achieve a better position in life 2. (Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree the baby is mighty cute he s mighty tired it is powerful humid that boy is powerful big now they… …

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  • 10 mightily — /muyt l ee/, adv. 1. in a mighty manner; powerfully or vigorously. 2. to a great extent or degree; very much: to desire something mightily. [bef. 900; ME; OE mihtiglice. See MIGHTY, LY] * * * …

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  • 11 mightily — might|i|ly [ maıtıli ] adverb FORMAL 1. ) very much: Immigrants contributed mightily to American prosperity. 2. ) with a lot of strength or force …

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  • 12 mightily — UK [ˈmaɪtɪlɪ] / US adverb 1) old fashioned very much I was mightily relieved when the plane landed safely. 2) formal with a lot of strength or force …

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  • 13 mightily — might•i•ly [[t]ˈmaɪt l i[/t]] adv. 1) in a mighty manner; powerfully or vigorously 2) to a great extent or degree; very much: to desire something mightily[/ex] • Etymology: bef. 900 …

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  • 14 mightily — mighty ► ADJECTIVE (mightier, mightiest) 1) possessing great power or strength. 2) informal very large. ► ADVERB informal, chiefly N. Amer. ▪ extremely. DERIVATIVES mightily adverb mightines …

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  • 15 mightily — adverb /ˈmaɪtɪli/ In a mighty manner …

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  • 16 mightily — Synonyms and related words: almighty, arduously, authoritatively, awfully, big, cogently, commandingly, consequentially, deafeningly, dynamically, effectively, effectually, energetically, ex cathedra, exceedingly, extremely, firmly, forcefully,… …

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  • 17 mightily — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. energetically, strongly, forcibly; see powerfully , vigorously …

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  • 18 mightily — might·i·ly || maɪtɪlɪ adv. with great strength, powerfully, forcefully; very much …

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  • 19 mightily — ad. 1. Vigorously, vehemently, earnestly, powerfully, forcibly. 2. Greatly, very much (colloq.) …

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  • 20 mightily — adv 1. strongly, powerfully, by main force, forcibly, with a strong hand, by brute strength or force, soundly, firmly; in a mighty manner, manfully, potently, forcefully, strenuously, with Herculean effort, with all one s might, with everything… …

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