- having or exercising exclusive and unlimited authority; omnipotent.
Origin of all-powerful
First recorded in 1685–95
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Related Wordsdomineering, imperious, arbitrary, dictatorial, tyrannical, dominant, impressive, capable, influential, forceful, persuasive, dynamic, potent, authoritative, mighty, compelling, vigorous, robust, energetic, all-powerful
Examples from the Web for all-powerful
How her role became more “maternal rather than marital,” and branding Hawking an “all-powerful emperor” and “masterly puppeteer.”The Other Side of Stephen Hawking: Strippers, Aliens, and Disturbing Abuse Claims
November 6, 2014
He seems like an all-powerful character, except he gets killed.The Cult of Boba Fett: The ‘Star Wars’ Bounty Hunter’s Spin-Off
June 5, 2014
Two years later, she and her husband were all-powerful, supporting their nephew as he took the reins of power.The Women Behind the Throne in North Korea's 'Empire of Horror'
December 15, 2013
He was this odd, all-powerful, little child who had a proxy that was a terrifying alien named Balok.Simon Pegg on His First ‘Star Trek’ Memories, Playing Scotty, and More
May 13, 2013
In 1800 the overwhelming majority of Americans defined themselves as subjects of a distant, all-powerful God.How the American Novel Lost Its Religion
Philip F. Gura
April 18, 2013
It pleases the All-Powerful to give more to some than to others.Green Mansions
W. H. Hudson
You cannot get me into Bedlam, all-powerful, all-artful as you are.Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10)
The little ones knew her as a loving, gentle, all-powerful guardian.Johnny Bear
E. T. Seton
To be all-powerful and heal every one of them, was not that the desire which rose from each heart?
Indeed, she reigned there like an all-powerful queen-mother.
- possessing supreme power; omnipotent
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