- almighty or infinite in power, as God.
- having very great or unlimited authority or power.
- an omnipotent being.
- the Omnipotent, God.
Origin of omnipotent
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Examples from the Web for omnipotent
Even if he is, though, the pope may be infallible, but he is not omnipotent.Is Pope Francis Backpedaling on Gays?
November 19, 2014
But this simply shows their weakness rather than proving that Murdoch is as omnipotent as he would have them believe—or is.Murdoch on the Rocks: How a Lone Reporter Revealed the Mogul's Tabloid Terror Machine
August 25, 2014
How does one punish the autocratic, omnipotent president of a quasi-superpower?Best Way to Punish Putin? No World Cup
July 20, 2014
So I remember just being giddy with excitement in those early years about the awards and feeling sort of omnipotent.Edie Falco on Nurse Jackie’s Tragic Relapse
April 14, 2014
The woman who played an omnipotent American president like her personal violin.How Margaret Thatcher Transformed British Politics
April 8, 2013
Does R—— flatter himself that his power over my heart is omnipotent?Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10)
But if I am weak, the omnipotent support to which I look is strong.Imogen
You worship no omnipotent and ineffable essence; you believe in no omnipotent and ineffable essence.Vivian Grey
Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
For she knew that goodness was omnipotent to save and to comfort.A Singer from the Sea
Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
The tamers were now omnipotent in comparison with the tamed.Is civilization a disease?
- having very great or unlimited power
- the Omnipotent an epithet for God
Word Origin and History for omnipotent
early 14c., from Old French omnipotent "almighty, all-powerful" (11c.) or directly from Latin omnipotentem (nominative omnipotens) "all-powerful, almighty," from omnis "all" (see omni-) + potens (genitive potentis) "powerful" (see potent). Strictly only of God or a deity; general sense of "having absolute power or authority" is attested from 1590s.