omnipotent

[ om-nip-uh-tuhnt ]
/ ɒmˈnɪp ə tənt /

adjective

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

noun

an omnipotent being.
the Omnipotent, God.

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Origin of omnipotent

1275–1325; Middle English <Latin omnipotent- (stem of omnipotēns), equivalent to omni-omni- + potent- (see potent1)

OTHER WORDS FROM omnipotent

om·nip·o·tent·ly, adverbun·om·nip·o·tent, adjectiveun·om·nip·o·tent·ly, adverb

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH omnipotent

omnipotent , omniscient.
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British Dictionary definitions for omnipotent

omnipotent
/ (ɒmˈnɪpətənt) /

adjective

having very great or unlimited power

noun

the Omnipotent an epithet for God

Derived forms of omnipotent

omnipotence, nounomnipotently, adverb

Word Origin for omnipotent

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