1. Possessing might; having great power or authority. "Wise in heart, and mighty in strength." (Job ix. 4)

2. Accomplished by might; hence, extraordinary; wonderful. "His mighty works."

3. Denoting and extraordinary degree or quality in respect of size, character, importance, consequences, etc. "A mighty famine." . "Giants of mighty bone." . "Mighty was their fuss about little matters." (Hawthorne)

Origin: AS. Meahtig, mihtig; akin to G. Machtig, Goth. Mahteigs. See Might.

(01 Mar 1998)

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