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comparative adjective

  1. See mighty

mighty (ˈmaɪtɪ Pronunciation for mighty



Word forms:  mightier,  mightiest
    1. having or indicating might; powerful or strong
    2. (as collective noun; preceded by the)   ⇒ the mighty
  1. very large; vast
  2. very great in extent, importance, etc


  1. (informal, mainly US & Canadian) (intensifier)   ⇒ he was mighty tired

Derived Forms

ˈmightiness noun

Quotations including 'mightier'

  • "How are the mighty fallen, and the weapons of war perished" [Bible: II Samuel]

Example Sentences Including 'mightier'

... God who made thee mighty... make thee mightier yet.
Forbes, Bryan A Song at Twilight
And if the West prove mightier than thy Black Master, this curse I lay upon thee and thy folk: to rest never until your oath is fulfilled.
J.R.R. Tolkien THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
And who knows, you might end up with a mightier mane than the pop princess herself.
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2005)
Death by innuendo and falsehood has never been so precise and words are indeed mightier than a sword.
The Mercury, Sunday Tasmanian (2004)
He decided that the pen was mightier - and safer - than the sword after being knocked out in his first professional boxing bout.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
I am Gandalf, Gandalf the White, but Black is mightier still.
J.R.R. Tolkien THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
Inadequate doses are like sieves -- they let some parasites escape, alter their genes and return, mightier and immune to the drug.
India Today (1997)
Mightier and mightier computers will proliferate till the crack of doom, but Michael Caine is still likely to miss a few planes.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
Perhaps because the pen is mightier than the sword, a normal, healthy person is stupefied and hypnotized by any form of minute-taking.
MacLehose, Christopher (ed.) Turning the Page: Essays, Memoirs, Fiction, Poetry and One Sermon


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