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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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In Taylor's view, it was better to speak of God's absolute freedom to be what he is or, with Austin Farrer, to speak of him in terms of the almightiness of love (p.
Jung argues that it can hardly be said that Yahweh replies to Job's appeal for justice and a fair trial; what he claims in his thundering speech is his almightiness, which no one had even contested.
That is the answer that Job did not give to Yahweh, and that Camus does give to Dostoevsky the Christian and his biblical God: 'I am capable of making sense of all this on my own, and all I can see from the noise you are making is that your almightiness is worth less than my moral awareness.
The spiritual Resurrection Lead describes entails the recovery of the original Adamic creative power and "a God like Almightiness within our selves" (RR, 59).
God, Passion, and Power: Thomas Aquinas on Christ Crucified and the Almightiness of God.
Thus, while describing the dynamical sublime, he analogously explains how certain natural phenomena as objects of fear can expose "our faculty of resistance as insignificantly small in comparison with their might" and how they may then "raise the energies of the soul above their accustomed height and discover in us a faculty of resistance of a quite different kind, which gives us courage to measure ourselves against the apparent almightiness of nature" (#28, 100-101).
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.
Eternity, almightiness, uniqueness are understood exclusively as the names of a substance whose concept represents a number of negations of the limits of the created world, designed, however, in analogy with the latter.