"almighty" meaning in English

Adjective

Forms: more almighty [comparative], most almighty [superlative] IPA: /ɔːlˈmaɪti/ Audio: En-au-almighty.ogg [Australia] Rhymes: -aɪti
  1. Unlimited in might; omnipotent; all-powerful Tags: postpositional, sometimes
    Synonyms: all-powerful, omnipotent Translations (unlimited in might): ամենազոր (amenazor) (Armenian), усёмагу́тны (usjomahútny) (Belarusian), всеси́лен (vsesílen) (Bulgarian), всемогъ́щ (vsemogǎ́št) (Bulgarian), omnipotent (Catalan), totpoderós (Catalan), 全能的 (quánnéng de) [Mandarin] (Chinese), všemohoucí (Czech), všemocný (Czech), almægtig (Danish), almachtig (Dutch), ĉiopova (Esperanto), almáttugur (Faroese), kaikkivaltias (Finnish), kaikkivoipa (Finnish), tout-puissant (French), omnipotente (Galician), todopoderoso (Galician), ყოვლისშემძლე (q̇ovlisšemʒle) (Georgian), ყოვლადძლიერი (q̇ovladʒlieri) (Georgian), allmächtig (German), παντοδύναμος (pantodýnamos) (Greek), παντοκράτωρ (pantokrátōr) [Ancient] (Greek), כֹּל יָכוֹל‎ (kol yachól) [masculine] (Hebrew), mindenható (Hungarian), almáttugur (Icelandic), uilechumhachtach (Irish), onnipotente (Italian), onnipossente (Italian), 全能の (zennō no) (alt: ぜんのうの) (Japanese), 전능하다 (jeonneunghada) (Korean), خاوەند‎ (xawend) [Central-Kurdish] (Kurdish), omnipotēns (Latin), семоќен (semoḱen) (Macedonian), севишен (sevišen) (Macedonian), allmektig [Bokmål] (Norwegian), allmektig [Nynorsk] (Norwegian), omnipotent (Occitan), ælmihtiġ (Old English), wszechmogący (Polish), wszechmocny (Polish), onipotente (Portuguese), todo-poderoso (Portuguese), atotputernic (Romanian), omnipotent (Romanian), всемогу́щий (vsemogúščij) (Russian), всеси́льный (vsesílʹnyj) (Russian), uile-chumhachdach (Scottish Gaelic), све̏могӯћ [Cyrillic] (Serbo-Croatian), svȅmogūć [Roman] (Serbo-Croatian), všemohúci (Slovak), všemocný (Slovak), vsemogočen (Slovene), omnipotente (Spanish), todopoderoso (Spanish), allsmäktig (Swedish), omnipotent (Swedish), всемогу́тній (vsemohútnij) (Ukrainian), всемогу́чий (vsemohúčyj) (Ukrainian), всемогу́щий (vsemohúščyj) (Ukrainian), всеси́льний (vsesýlʹnyj) (Ukrainian), toàn năng (Vietnamese), hollalluog (Welsh), אַלמעכטיק‎ (almekhtik) (Yiddish) Disambiguation of 'unlimited in might': 94 1 5
  2. Great; extreme; terrible. Tags: slang
  3. Having very great power, influence, etc. Tags: broadly

Adverb

IPA: /ɔːlˈmaɪti/ Audio: En-au-almighty.ogg [Australia] Rhymes: -aɪti
  1. Extremely; thoroughly. Tags: colloquial, not-comparable, slang

Alternative forms

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          "ref": "The Holy Bible,[…]",
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          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "gl",
          "lang": "Galician",
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          "lang": "Georgian",
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          "code": "he",
          "lang": "Hebrew",
          "roman": "kol yachól",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "tags": [
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          ],
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          "code": "hu",
          "lang": "Hungarian",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "mindenható"
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          "code": "is",
          "lang": "Icelandic",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "almáttugur"
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          "code": "ga",
          "lang": "Irish",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "uilechumhachtach"
        },
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          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "it",
          "lang": "Italian",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "onnipotente"
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        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "it",
          "lang": "Italian",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "onnipossente"
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          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "alt": "ぜんのうの",
          "code": "ja",
          "lang": "Japanese",
          "roman": "zennō no",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
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          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "ko",
          "lang": "Korean",
          "roman": "jeonneunghada",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
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          "code": "ckb",
          "lang": "Kurdish",
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          "code": "la",
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          "lang": "Macedonian",
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          "code": "oc",
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          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "omnipotent"
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          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "ang",
          "lang": "Old English",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "ælmihtiġ"
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          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "pl",
          "lang": "Polish",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "wszechmogący"
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          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "pl",
          "lang": "Polish",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "wszechmocny"
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        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "pt",
          "lang": "Portuguese",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "onipotente"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "pt",
          "lang": "Portuguese",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "todo-poderoso"
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        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "ro",
          "lang": "Romanian",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "atotputernic"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "ro",
          "lang": "Romanian",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "omnipotent"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "vsemogúščij",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "всемогу́щий"
        },
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          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "vsesílʹnyj",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "всеси́льный"
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          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "gd",
          "lang": "Scottish Gaelic",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "uile-chumhachdach"
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          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "sh",
          "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "tags": [
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          "word": "све̏могӯћ"
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          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "sh",
          "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "tags": [
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          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "sk",
          "lang": "Slovak",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "všemohúci"
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          "lang": "Slovak",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "všemocný"
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        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "sl",
          "lang": "Slovene",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "vsemogočen"
        },
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          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "omnipotente"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "todopoderoso"
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          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "sv",
          "lang": "Swedish",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "allsmäktig"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "sv",
          "lang": "Swedish",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "omnipotent"
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          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
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          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
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          "sense": "unlimited in might",
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        },
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          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "vi",
          "lang": "Vietnamese",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "toàn năng"
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          "sense": "unlimited in might",
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          "text": "The almighty press condemned him without trial."
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      "ipa": "/ɔːlˈmaɪti/"
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      "rhymes": "-aɪti"
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      "tags": [
        "Australia"
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}
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    {
      "word": "almightiful"
    },
    {
      "word": "almightily"
    },
    {
      "word": "almightiness"
    },
    {
      "word": "Almighty"
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    {
      "word": "almighty dollar"
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      "word": "almightyship"
    }
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      "name": "inh"
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      "args": {
        "1": "enm",
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      "args": {
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      "form": "more almighty",
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  "lang_code": "en",
  "pos": "adj",
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      "word": "might"
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      "word": "mighty"
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        {
          "ref": "The Holy Bible,[…]",
          "text": "(King James Version) , London: […] Robert Barker, […] , 1611 , OCLC 964384981 , Genesis 17:1 : “I am the Almightie God.”"
        }
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        "Unlimited in might; omnipotent; all-powerful"
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        {
          "word": "all-powerful"
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          "word": "omnipotent"
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        {
          "text": "I heard an almighty crash and ran into the kitchen to see what had happened."
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        {
          "ref": "May 21, 2012, Tom Fordyce, “England v West Indies: Hosts cruise home in Lord's Test”, in BBC Sport‎",
          "text": "When Jonathan Trott and Kevin Pietersen both went cheaply inside the first hour on the fifth day, a further 134 were needed and there was a genuine sense that an almighty upset might just come off."
        }
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      "glosses": [
        "Great; extreme; terrible."
      ],
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        "slang"
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    {
      "categories": [
        "English terms with usage examples"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "The almighty press condemned him without trial."
        }
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      "glosses": [
        "Having very great power, influence, etc."
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      "ipa": "/ɔːlˈmaɪti/"
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      "rhymes": "-aɪti"
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      "word": "allmighty"
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      "word": "all-mighty"
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      "code": "hy",
      "lang": "Armenian",
      "roman": "amenazor",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "ամենազոր"
    },
    {
      "code": "be",
      "lang": "Belarusian",
      "roman": "usjomahútny",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "усёмагу́тны"
    },
    {
      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "vsesílen",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "всеси́лен"
    },
    {
      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "vsemogǎ́št",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "всемогъ́щ"
    },
    {
      "code": "ca",
      "lang": "Catalan",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "omnipotent"
    },
    {
      "code": "ca",
      "lang": "Catalan",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "totpoderós"
    },
    {
      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese",
      "roman": "quánnéng de",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "tags": [
        "Mandarin"
      ],
      "word": "全能的"
    },
    {
      "code": "cs",
      "lang": "Czech",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "všemohoucí"
    },
    {
      "code": "cs",
      "lang": "Czech",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "všemocný"
    },
    {
      "code": "da",
      "lang": "Danish",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "almægtig"
    },
    {
      "code": "nl",
      "lang": "Dutch",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "almachtig"
    },
    {
      "code": "eo",
      "lang": "Esperanto",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "ĉiopova"
    },
    {
      "code": "fo",
      "lang": "Faroese",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "almáttugur"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "kaikkivaltias"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "kaikkivoipa"
    },
    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "tout-puissant"
    },
    {
      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "omnipotente"
    },
    {
      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "todopoderoso"
    },
    {
      "code": "ka",
      "lang": "Georgian",
      "roman": "q̇ovlisšemʒle",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "ყოვლისშემძლე"
    },
    {
      "code": "ka",
      "lang": "Georgian",
      "roman": "q̇ovladʒlieri",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "ყოვლადძლიერი"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "allmächtig"
    },
    {
      "code": "el",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "pantodýnamos",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "παντοδύναμος"
    },
    {
      "code": "grc",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "pantokrátōr",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "tags": [
        "Ancient"
      ],
      "word": "παντοκράτωρ"
    },
    {
      "code": "he",
      "lang": "Hebrew",
      "roman": "kol yachól",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
      ],
      "word": "כֹּל יָכוֹל‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "mindenható"
    },
    {
      "code": "is",
      "lang": "Icelandic",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "almáttugur"
    },
    {
      "code": "ga",
      "lang": "Irish",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "uilechumhachtach"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "onnipotente"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "onnipossente"
    },
    {
      "alt": "ぜんのうの",
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "zennō no",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "全能の"
    },
    {
      "code": "ko",
      "lang": "Korean",
      "roman": "jeonneunghada",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "전능하다"
    },
    {
      "code": "ckb",
      "lang": "Kurdish",
      "roman": "xawend",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "tags": [
        "Central-Kurdish"
      ],
      "word": "خاوەند‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "la",
      "lang": "Latin",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "omnipotēns"
    },
    {
      "code": "mk",
      "lang": "Macedonian",
      "roman": "semoḱen",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "семоќен"
    },
    {
      "code": "mk",
      "lang": "Macedonian",
      "roman": "sevišen",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "севишен"
    },
    {
      "code": "nb",
      "lang": "Norwegian",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "tags": [
        "Bokmål"
      ],
      "word": "allmektig"
    },
    {
      "code": "nn",
      "lang": "Norwegian",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "tags": [
        "Nynorsk"
      ],
      "word": "allmektig"
    },
    {
      "code": "oc",
      "lang": "Occitan",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "omnipotent"
    },
    {
      "code": "ang",
      "lang": "Old English",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "ælmihtiġ"
    },
    {
      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "wszechmogący"
    },
    {
      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "wszechmocny"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "onipotente"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "todo-poderoso"
    },
    {
      "code": "ro",
      "lang": "Romanian",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "atotputernic"
    },
    {
      "code": "ro",
      "lang": "Romanian",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "omnipotent"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "vsemogúščij",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "всемогу́щий"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "vsesílʹnyj",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "всеси́льный"
    },
    {
      "code": "gd",
      "lang": "Scottish Gaelic",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "uile-chumhachdach"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "tags": [
        "Cyrillic"
      ],
      "word": "све̏могӯћ"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "tags": [
        "Roman"
      ],
      "word": "svȅmogūć"
    },
    {
      "code": "sk",
      "lang": "Slovak",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "všemohúci"
    },
    {
      "code": "sk",
      "lang": "Slovak",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "všemocný"
    },
    {
      "code": "sl",
      "lang": "Slovene",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "vsemogočen"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "omnipotente"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "todopoderoso"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "allsmäktig"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "omnipotent"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "vsemohútnij",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "всемогу́тній"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "vsemohúčyj",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "всемогу́чий"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "vsemohúščyj",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "всемогу́щий"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "vsesýlʹnyj",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "всеси́льний"
    },
    {
      "code": "vi",
      "lang": "Vietnamese",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "toàn năng"
    },
    {
      "code": "cy",
      "lang": "Welsh",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "hollalluog"
    },
    {
      "code": "yi",
      "lang": "Yiddish",
      "roman": "almekhtik",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "אַלמעכטיק‎"
    }
  ],
  "word": "almighty"
}

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      "name": "inh"
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    {
      "args": {
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      "args": {
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  "head_templates": [
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  "lang_code": "en",
  "pos": "adv",
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        "English informal terms",
        "English slang",
        "English terms with quotations"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "ref": "2007, Richard Laymon, Savage, page 203",
          "text": "I stepped into the clear, rushing water. It was almighty cold!"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "Extremely; thoroughly."
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        "colloquial",
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        "slang"
      ]
    }
  ],
  "sounds": [
    {
      "ipa": "/ɔːlˈmaɪti/"
    },
    {
      "rhymes": "-aɪti"
    },
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      "audio": "En-au-almighty.ogg",
      "mp3_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/transcoded/3/35/En-au-almighty.ogg/En-au-almighty.ogg.mp3",
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      "tags": [
        "Australia"
      ],
      "text": "Audio (AU)"
    }
  ],
  "synonyms": [
    {
      "word": "allmighty"
    },
    {
      "word": "all-mighty"
    }
  ],
  "word": "almighty"
}

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