"almighty" meaning in English

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Adjective

IPA: /ɔːlˈmaɪti/ Audio: En-au-almighty.ogg [Australia]
Rhymes: -aɪti Etymology: From Middle English almyghty, almighty, from Old English ælmihtiġ (“all-powerful”), from Proto-Germanic *alamahtīgaz, equivalent to al- + might + -y. Etymology templates: {{root|en|ine-pro|*megʰ-}}, {{inh|en|enm|almyghty}} Middle English almyghty, {{m|enm|almighty}} almighty, {{inh|en|ang|ælmihtiġ|t=all-powerful}} Old English ælmihtiġ (“all-powerful”), {{inh|en|gem-pro|*alamahtīgaz}} Proto-Germanic *alamahtīgaz, {{af|en|al-|might|-y}} al- + might + -y Head templates: {{en-adj}} almighty (comparative more almighty, superlative most almighty) Forms: more almighty [comparative], most almighty [superlative]
  1. (sometimes postpositive) Unlimited in might; omnipotent; all-powerful Tags: postpositional, sometimes
    Sense id: almighty-en-adj-sdZ7HQXm Categories (other): English terms prefixed with al-, English terms suffixed with -y Disambiguation of English terms prefixed with al-: 41 8 25 26 Disambiguation of English terms suffixed with -y: 38 4 21 37 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), onipotent (Friulian), 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. (slang) Great; extreme; terrible. Tags: slang
    Sense id: almighty-en-adj-3jwRyc2d
  3. (by extension) Having very great power, influence, etc. Tags: broadly
    Sense id: almighty-en-adj-qprDVt1B Categories (other): English terms suffixed with -y Disambiguation of English terms suffixed with -y: 38 4 21 37
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Synonyms: allmighty, all-mighty Derived forms: almightiful, almightily, almightiness, Almighty, almighty dollar, almightyship, Christ almighty, superalmighty Related terms: might, mighty

Adverb

IPA: /ɔːlˈmaɪti/ Audio: En-au-almighty.ogg [Australia]
Rhymes: -aɪti Etymology: From Middle English almyghty, almighty, from Old English ælmihtiġ (“all-powerful”), from Proto-Germanic *alamahtīgaz, equivalent to al- + might + -y. Etymology templates: {{root|en|ine-pro|*megʰ-}}, {{inh|en|enm|almyghty}} Middle English almyghty, {{m|enm|almighty}} almighty, {{inh|en|ang|ælmihtiġ|t=all-powerful}} Old English ælmihtiġ (“all-powerful”), {{inh|en|gem-pro|*alamahtīgaz}} Proto-Germanic *alamahtīgaz, {{af|en|al-|might|-y}} al- + might + -y Head templates: {{en-adv|-}} almighty (not comparable)
  1. (slang, colloquial) Extremely; thoroughly. Tags: colloquial, not-comparable, slang
    Sense id: almighty-en-adv-a35W9wNb Categories (other): English terms suffixed with -y Disambiguation of English terms suffixed with -y: 38 4 21 37
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Synonyms: allmighty, all-mighty

Alternative forms

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          "sense": "unlimited in might",
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          "lang": "Dutch",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "almachtig"
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          "lang": "Galician",
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          "code": "gl",
          "lang": "Galician",
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          "lang": "Georgian",
          "roman": "q̇ovlisšemʒle",
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          "lang": "Georgian",
          "roman": "q̇ovladʒlieri",
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          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
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          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "el",
          "lang": "Greek",
          "roman": "pantodýnamos",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "παντοδύναμος"
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          "code": "grc",
          "lang": "Greek",
          "roman": "pantokrátōr",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "tags": [
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          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "he",
          "lang": "Hebrew",
          "roman": "kol yachól",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "tags": [
            "masculine"
          ],
          "word": "כֹּל יָכוֹל"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "hu",
          "lang": "Hungarian",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "mindenható"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "is",
          "lang": "Icelandic",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "almáttugur"
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          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "ga",
          "lang": "Irish",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "uilechumhachtach"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "it",
          "lang": "Italian",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "onnipotente"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "it",
          "lang": "Italian",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "onnipossente"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "alt": "ぜんのうの",
          "code": "ja",
          "lang": "Japanese",
          "roman": "zennō no",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "全能の"
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          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "ko",
          "lang": "Korean",
          "roman": "jeonneunghada",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "전능하다"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "ckb",
          "lang": "Kurdish",
          "roman": "xawend",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "tags": [
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          "word": "خاوەند"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "la",
          "lang": "Latin",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "omnipotēns"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "mk",
          "lang": "Macedonian",
          "roman": "semoḱen",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "семоќен"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "mk",
          "lang": "Macedonian",
          "roman": "sevišen",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "севишен"
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        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "nb",
          "lang": "Norwegian",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "tags": [
            "Bokmål"
          ],
          "word": "allmektig"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "nn",
          "lang": "Norwegian",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "tags": [
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          "word": "allmektig"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "oc",
          "lang": "Occitan",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "omnipotent"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "ang",
          "lang": "Old English",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "ælmihtiġ"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "pl",
          "lang": "Polish",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "wszechmogący"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "pl",
          "lang": "Polish",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "wszechmocny"
        },
        {
          "_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"
        },
        {
          "_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"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "vsesílʹnyj",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "всеси́льный"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "gd",
          "lang": "Scottish Gaelic",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "uile-chumhachdach"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "sh",
          "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "tags": [
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          "word": "све̏могӯћ"
        },
        {
          "_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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          "code": "sk",
          "lang": "Slovak",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "všemocný"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "sl",
          "lang": "Slovene",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "vsemogočen"
        },
        {
          "_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"
        },
        {
          "_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"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
          "roman": "vsemohútnij",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "всемогу́тній"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
          "roman": "vsemohúčyj",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "всемогу́чий"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
          "roman": "vsemohúščyj",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "всемогу́щий"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
          "roman": "vsesýlʹnyj",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "всеси́льний"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "vi",
          "lang": "Vietnamese",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "toàn năng"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "cy",
          "lang": "Welsh",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "hollalluog"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "94 1 5",
          "code": "yi",
          "lang": "Yiddish",
          "roman": "almekhtik",
          "sense": "unlimited in might",
          "word": "אַלמעכטיק"
        }
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          "text": "I heard an almighty crash and ran into the kitchen to see what had happened.",
          "type": "example"
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      "word": "Almighty"
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    {
      "word": "almighty dollar"
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      "word": "Christ almighty"
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      "code": "hy",
      "lang": "Armenian",
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      "word": "ամենազոր"
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      "sense": "unlimited in might",
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      "word": "omnipotent"
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      "code": "ca",
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      "sense": "unlimited in might",
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      "code": "da",
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      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "almægtig"
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      "word": "almachtig"
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      "lang": "Esperanto",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "ĉiopova"
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      "code": "fo",
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      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "almáttugur"
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      "code": "fi",
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      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "kaikkivaltias"
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    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
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    {
      "code": "fr",
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      "word": "tout-puissant"
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      "code": "fur",
      "lang": "Friulian",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "onipotent"
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      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "omnipotente"
    },
    {
      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "todopoderoso"
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    {
      "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",
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      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "παντοδύναμος"
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      "code": "grc",
      "lang": "Greek",
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      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "tags": [
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      "word": "παντοκράτωρ"
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    {
      "code": "he",
      "lang": "Hebrew",
      "roman": "kol yachól",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "tags": [
        "masculine"
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      "word": "כֹּל יָכוֹל"
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    {
      "code": "hu",
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      "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"
    },
    {
      "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",
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      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "全能の"
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    {
      "code": "ko",
      "lang": "Korean",
      "roman": "jeonneunghada",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "전능하다"
    },
    {
      "code": "ckb",
      "lang": "Kurdish",
      "roman": "xawend",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
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      "word": "خاوەند"
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      "code": "la",
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      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "omnipotēns"
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      "code": "mk",
      "lang": "Macedonian",
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      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "семоќен"
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      "code": "mk",
      "lang": "Macedonian",
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      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "севишен"
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    {
      "code": "nb",
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      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "tags": [
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      "word": "allmektig"
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    {
      "code": "nn",
      "lang": "Norwegian",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "tags": [
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      "word": "allmektig"
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    {
      "code": "oc",
      "lang": "Occitan",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "omnipotent"
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    {
      "code": "ang",
      "lang": "Old English",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "ælmihtiġ"
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    {
      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "wszechmogący"
    },
    {
      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "wszechmocny"
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    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "onipotente"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "todo-poderoso"
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    {
      "code": "ro",
      "lang": "Romanian",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "atotputernic"
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    {
      "code": "ro",
      "lang": "Romanian",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "omnipotent"
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      "code": "ru",
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      "word": "всемогу́щий"
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      "code": "ru",
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      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "всеси́льный"
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    {
      "code": "gd",
      "lang": "Scottish Gaelic",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "uile-chumhachdach"
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    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "tags": [
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      "word": "све̏могӯћ"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "tags": [
        "Roman"
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    {
      "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"
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    {
      "code": "uk",
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      "roman": "vsemohútnij",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "всемогу́тній"
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    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
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      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "всемогу́чий"
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    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "vsemohúščyj",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "всемогу́щий"
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    {
      "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"
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    {
      "code": "yi",
      "lang": "Yiddish",
      "roman": "almekhtik",
      "sense": "unlimited in might",
      "word": "אַלמעכטיק"
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    "English terms inherited from Old English",
    "English terms inherited from Proto-Germanic",
    "English terms prefixed with al-",
    "English terms suffixed with -y",
    "English terms with IPA pronunciation",
    "English terms with audio links",
    "English uncomparable adverbs",
    "Requests for review of Hebrew translations",
    "Rhymes:English/aɪti",
    "Rhymes:English/aɪti/3 syllables"
  ],
  "etymology_templates": [
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "ine-pro",
        "3": "*megʰ-"
      },
      "expansion": "",
      "name": "root"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "enm",
        "3": "almyghty"
      },
      "expansion": "Middle English almyghty",
      "name": "inh"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "enm",
        "2": "almighty"
      },
      "expansion": "almighty",
      "name": "m"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "ang",
        "3": "ælmihtiġ",
        "t": "all-powerful"
      },
      "expansion": "Old English ælmihtiġ (“all-powerful”)",
      "name": "inh"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "gem-pro",
        "3": "*alamahtīgaz"
      },
      "expansion": "Proto-Germanic *alamahtīgaz",
      "name": "inh"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "al-",
        "3": "might",
        "4": "-y"
      },
      "expansion": "al- + might + -y",
      "name": "af"
    }
  ],
  "etymology_text": "From Middle English almyghty, almighty, from Old English ælmihtiġ (“all-powerful”), from Proto-Germanic *alamahtīgaz, equivalent to al- + might + -y.",
  "head_templates": [
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "-"
      },
      "expansion": "almighty (not comparable)",
      "name": "en-adv"
    }
  ],
  "lang": "English",
  "lang_code": "en",
  "pos": "adv",
  "senses": [
    {
      "categories": [
        "English colloquialisms",
        "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!",
          "type": "quotation"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "Extremely; thoroughly."
      ],
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(slang, colloquial) Extremely; thoroughly."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "colloquial",
        "not-comparable",
        "slang"
      ]
    }
  ],
  "sounds": [
    {
      "ipa": "/ɔːlˈmaɪti/"
    },
    {
      "rhymes": "-aɪti"
    },
    {
      "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",
      "ogg_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/3/35/En-au-almighty.ogg",
      "tags": [
        "Australia"
      ],
      "text": "Audio (AU)"
    }
  ],
  "synonyms": [
    {
      "word": "allmighty"
    },
    {
      "word": "all-mighty"
    }
  ],
  "word": "almighty"
}

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