omnipotent [om- nip- uh-t uhnt] Synonyms Word Origin almighty or infinite in power, as God. having very great or unlimited authority or power. an omnipotent being. the Omnipotent, God. Origin of omnipotent 1275–1325; Middle English
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Related forms om·nip·o·tent·ly, adverb un·om·nip·o·tent, adjective un·om·nip·o·tent·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for omnipotently having very great or unlimited power the Omnipotent an epithet for God Derived Forms omnipotence, noun omnipotently, adverb Word Origin
C14: via Old French from Latin
omnipotens all-powerful, from omni- + potens, from posse to be able
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Word Origin and History for omnipotently omnipotent adj.
early 14c., from Old French
omnipotent "almighty, all-powerful" (11c.) or directly from Latin omnipotentem (nominative omnipotens) "all-powerful, almighty," from omnis "all" (see omni-) + potens (genitive potentis) "powerful" (see potent). Strictly only of God or a deity; general sense of "having absolute power or authority" is attested from 1590s.
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