Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having or showing great power, skill, strength, or force.
  • adjective Imposing or awesome in size, degree, or extent.
  • adverb To a great degree; extremely. Used as an intensive.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Possessed of or endowed with might; having much ability, strength, or power; eminently strong, powerful, or great: as, a mighty conqueror; a mighty intellect; a man mighty in argument.
  • Marked by or manifesting might; very great, important, or momentous; of uncommon force, consequence, size, number, etc.
  • Vast, enormous, immense, huge, stupendous, monstrous; violent, vehement, impetuous.
  • In a great degree; very; exceedingly: as, mighty wise; mighty thoughtful.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun R. & Obs. A warrior of great force and courage.
  • adverb colloq. In a great degree; very.
  • adjective Possessing might; having great power or authority.
  • adjective Accomplished by might; hence, extraordinary; wonderful.
  • adjective Denoting an extraordinary degree or quality in respect of size, character, importance, consequences, etc.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Influential, powerful beings.
  • adjective Very strong, possessing might.
  • adjective Very heavy and powerful
  • adjective excellent, extremely good
  • adverb colloquial Very; to a high degree.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having or showing great strength or force or intensity
  • adverb (Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree

Etymologies

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Old English mihtiġ.

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