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[ om-nip-uh-tuhns ]


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

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Word History and Origins

Origin of omnipotence1

First recorded in 1560–70; from Late Latin omnipotentia, from Latin omnipotent-, stem of omnipotēns “all-powerful” ( omnipotent ) + -ia -y 3( def ); -ence

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Example Sentences

It’s why the Smiths are such an incredible band because Morrissey will write lyrics, within two lines, which move from incredible omnipotence to just crushing self-loathing.

A lot of people I’ve interviewed in that kind of position, and I think men in particular, carry with them a sort of aura of omnipotence.

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Videos such as the one portraying Jammeh at the TRRC undermine the myth of his omnipotence, says Baba Galleh Jallow, executive secretary of the TRRC and a former satirist himself.

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You can go to the Kaaba and shun Allah, but you cannot be a Congressman and question the omnipotence of the Nehru-Gandhi family.

In the U.S., doctors enjoy a cultural omnipotence, a perception that they do nothing to disabuse.

The obstinacy of this prince defeats, in ten successive trials, the divine omnipotence, of which Moses is the depositary.

His pride and self-confidence were deeply wounded;—his wife's elderly aunt did not believe in his omnipotence!

Besides, in respect to this omnipotence, we shall have to distinguish possibility from actualization, present or future.

But how vain are the calculations of the greatest human intellects, when put in opposition to the overruling will of Omnipotence!

From the omnipotence of Parliament the colonists appealed to the rights of man and the omnipotence of the God of battles.


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