mightily mightily  /ˈmaɪ tə li/

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) powerfully or vigorously
  2. (adv) (Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Faisal had a reverence for desert ways, and strove mightily to keep alien influences from corrupting his kingdom.
  2. But, like Washington, General Stilwell had long believed that China's war effort would be mightily reinforced by bringing the Chinese Communist armies into the war against Japan.
  3. They feel like dwarfs, which is why they search for towers and all those who tower mightily.

News

  1. MLB: Hamels, Phils lose to Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS - The Phillies have become a wondrous example of sticking to a mediocre formula. 1) Get a quality start. 2) Struggle mightily against a pitcher with a thin résumé. 3) Watch the bullpen perform incapably. No starting pitcher seems to fall victim to the script more than Cole Hamels. The southpaw had to battle, but gave the Phils a quality start. Then the wimpy offense managed to ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Mercury

  2. How BYOD Is Pushing BlackBerry Out

    Last quarter, BlackBerry sales plunged 81 percent to just 0.7 percent of the U.S. market share, down mightily from 2009, when RIM held 20.7 percent of the US smartphone market. RIM is certainly hoping that the late-March release of the Z10 will reverse its fortunes this quarter, but it has a long way to go in reaching the heights of its heyday. The BYOD movement is one big reason why.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

  3. CenturyLinkVoice: How BYOD Is Pushing BlackBerry Out

    Last quarter, BlackBerry sales plunged 81 percent to just 0.7 percent of the U.S. market share, down mightily from 2009, when RIM held 20.7 percent of the US smartphone market. RIM is certainly hoping that the late-March release of the Z10 will reverse its fortunes this quarter, but it has a long way to go in reaching the heights of its heyday. The BYOD movement is one big reason why.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "I have greatly enjoyed my three years here at UMass. It was a very difficult decision to leave UMass, one which my family and I struggled with mightily," Ford said Wednesday in a statement released by the university. "I wish nothing but the...
    on Apr 16, 2008 By: Travis Ford Source: ESPN

  2. Bush said the measure would "help the folks who suffered mightily on that day when the gunman killed their loved ones. It's a good piece of legislation."
    on Dec 19, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Forbes

  3. "Ted has been my close friend and colleague for many years. He has been used mightily to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ in Colorado Springs and around the world," Dobson said. "He will continue to be my friend, even if the worst...
    on Nov 3, 2006 By: James Dobson Source: BP News

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