Mighty vs. Powerful

Mighty vs. Powerful — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Mighty and Powerful

Mightyadjective

Having or showing great power, skill, strength, or force

a mighty orator.a mighty blow.

Powerfuladjective

Having or capable of exerting power.

Mightyadjective

Imposing or awesome in size, degree, or extent

a mighty stone fortress.

Powerfuladjective

Effective or potent

a powerful drug.

Mightyadverb

To a great degree; extremely. Used as an intensive

mighty fine.mighty tired. See Note at powerful.

Powerfuladjective

Chiefly Upper Southern US Great

"[Everybody had] a powerful lot to say about faith and good works and free grace ... and I don't know what all" (Mark Twain).

Mightynoun

A warrior of great strength and courage.

Powerfuladverb

Very

It was powerful humid.

Mightyadjective

Very strong; possessing might.

He's a mighty wrestler, but you are faster than him.

Powerfuladjective

Having, or capable of exerting power, potency or influence.

Mightyadjective

Very heavy and powerful.

Thor swung his mighty hammer.He gave the ball a mighty hit.

Powerfuladjective

(mining) Large; capacious; said of veins of ore.

Mightyadjective

(colloquial) Very large; hefty.

Powerfuladverb

(Southern US) lang=en

Mightyadjective

Accomplished by might; hence, extraordinary; wonderful.

Powerfuladjective

having great power or force or potency or effect;

the most powerful government in western Europehis powerful armsa powerful bombthe horse's powerful kickpowerful drugsa powerful argument

Mightyadjective

(informal) Excellent, extremely good.

Tonight's a mighty opportunity to have a party.She's a mighty cook.

Powerfuladjective

strong enough to knock down or overwhelm;

a knock-down blow

Mightyadverb

Very; to a high degree.

You can leave that food in your locker for the weekend, but it's going to smell mighty bad when you come back on Monday.Pork chops boiled with turnip greens makes a mighty fine meal.

Powerfuladjective

having the power to influence or convince;

a cogent analysis of the problempotent arguments

Mightyadjective

having or showing great strength or force or intensity;

struck a mighty blowthe mighty logger Paul Bunyanthe pen is mightier than the sword

Powerfuladjective

(of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful;

a hefty athletea muscular boxerpowerful arms

Mightyadverb

(Southern regional intensive) very;

the baby is mighty cutehe's mighty tiredit is powerful humidthat boy is powerful big nowthey have a right nice place

Powerfuladjective

displaying superhuman strength or power;

herculean exertions

Powerfuladverb

(Southern regional intensive) very;

the baby is mighty cutehe's mighty tiredit is powerful humidthat boy is powerful big nowthey have a right nice place