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God almighty!

An exclamation of surprise, shock, frustration, exasperation, anger, or annoyance. God almighty! If we'd stopped the car one second later that train would have hit us! I know you've had a long day at work, but God almighty, is it too much to ask for you to take out the trash? God almighty, it's hot as the dickens out here!
See also: god

gosh almighty!

An exclamation of surprise, shock, frustration, anger, or annoyance. A euphemistic variant of "God almighty." Gosh almighty! If we'd stopped the car one second later that train would have hit us! I know you've had a long day at work, but gosh almighty, is it too much to ask for you to take out the trash? Gosh almighty, it's hot as the dickens out here!
See also: gosh

the almighty dollar

Fig. the U.S. dollar, or the acquisition of money, when viewed as more important than anything else. Bill was a slave to the almighty dollar. It's the almighty dollar that drives Wall Street thinking.
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If the almightiness of God affects the world-processes by physically determining all actions (praedeterminatio physica), there can be no human freedom of the will.
26) David had to figure as an ideal example showing that even for one of the most noble characters from the Old Testament it was very hard, if not impossible, to come to a full understanding of God's almightiness.
57) Moreover, al-Ghazzali required laypersons to affirm that istiwa' in the proof-texts does not refer to "sitting" or "settled," "fixity of location," which are attributes of material bodies; rather, they should recognize that the actual meaning of istawa' is unknown to them and they should not feel obliged to inquire into its knowledge, accepting as true the Qur'anic words the Most Gracious (istawa') on the Throne of His almightiness.
Huygens' problem of evil and concept of almightiness.
Many need to be reminded of His almightiness seen in creation and the vastness of galaxies discovered and undiscovered which are merely drops in His Ocean of existence.
Than their captors asked them what they thought of Hamas and tried to impress them with their technological almightiness by showing them their houses via something similar to Google Earth.