[ om-nip-uh-tuh ns ]
/ ɒmˈnɪp ə təns /


the quality or state of being omnipotent.
(initial capital letter) God.

Nearby words

  1. omnifarious,
  2. omnific,
  3. omnificent,
  4. omnifocal lens,
  5. omnigraph,
  6. omnipotent,
  7. omnipresence,
  8. omnipresent,
  9. omnirange,
  10. omniscience

Origin of omnipotence

1560–70; < Late Latin omnipotentia, equivalent to Latin omnipotent- omnipotent + -ia; see -ence Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for omnipotence



mid-15c., omnipotens, from Middle French omnipotence, from Late Latin omnipotentia "almighty power," from Latin omnipotentem "omnipotent" (see omnipotent). Related: Omnipotency (late 15c.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper