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omnipotent

[ om-nip-uh-tuhnt ]

adjective

  1. almighty or infinite in power, as God.
  2. having very great or unlimited authority or power.

    Synonyms: supreme, mighty, powerful

    Antonyms: helpless, powerless, impotent



noun

  1. an omnipotent being.
  2. the Omnipotent, God.

omnipotent

/ ɒmˈnɪpətənt /

adjective

  1. having very great or unlimited power


noun

  1. the Omnipotent
    the Omnipotent an epithet for God

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Derived Forms

  • omˈnipotence, noun
  • omˈnipotently, adverb

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Other Words From

  • om·nipo·tent·ly adverb
  • unom·nipo·tent adjective
  • unom·nipo·tent·ly adverb

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Word History and Origins

Origin of omnipotent1

First recorded in 1275–1325; Middle English, from Latin omnipotent-, stem of omnipotēns “all-powerful”; equivalent to omni- + potent 1

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Word History and Origins

Origin of omnipotent1

C14: via Old French from Latin omnipotens all-powerful, from omni- + potens, from posse to be able

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Example Sentences

He would go to campus to raise “constitutional issues” against the “omnipotent march of the central government.”

From Time

It means justifying God, the attempt to show that there is no inherent reason why the existence of evil rules out the existence of a good, omnipotent deity.

The Fed can be very, very powerful, almost omnipotent, when it comes to the stock market.

From Vox

FIFA, remember, is the historically corrupt and opaque but nevertheless omnipotent governing body of soccer.

Even if he is, though, the pope may be infallible, but he is not omnipotent.

But this simply shows their weakness rather than proving that Murdoch is as omnipotent as he would have them believe—or is.

How does one punish the autocratic, omnipotent president of a quasi-superpower?

So I remember just being giddy with excitement in those early years about the awards and feeling sort of omnipotent.

The woman who played an omnipotent American president like her personal violin.

She loves me ardently; and her power with my father, except on one point, is almost omnipotent.

An omnipotent God desiring to found a religion, would have employed simpler and less fatal means for His most faithful servants.

These infinitesimal distinctions between man and man are too paltry for an Omnipotent being.

When man becomes omniscient and omnipotent there'll be no errors in his judgment or his performance—and not before.

After this depreciation of the Omnipotent, what says this philosophy of our soul?

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