Definition of mightily in English:


Line breaks: might|ily
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪtɪli


1With a lot of force; fiercely: Holly struggled mightily with her mother over doing her homework
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  • The young man shouted, still struggling mightily against two exhausted police cadets.
  • He says he blames himself mightily for not pushing harder.
  • Despite the lackluster dialogue, the cast strives mightily to bring some sincerity to their roles.
informal majorly, mega, oh-so
informal , dated devilish
North American informal mighty, plumb
informal like billy-o, like mad, like crazy
2To a great or impressive extent; enormously: this little town has contributed mightily to the life of the nation [as submodifier]: I am mightily relieved that it is all over
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  • In the last few decades, I think the business has erred mightily in both directions.
  • From the outside, the hotel is mightily impressive.
  • The council will, no doubt, feel mightily aggrieved.

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