omnipotence

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

noun

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

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Word Origin and History for omnipotence

omnipotence

n.

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

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