omnipotent

[ om-nip-uh-tuhnt ]
/ ɒmˈnɪp ə tənt /
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adjective

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

noun

an omnipotent being.
the Omnipotent, God.

Origin of omnipotent

1275–1325; Middle English < Latin omnipotent- (stem of omnipotēns), equivalent to omni- omni- + potent- (see potent1)
SYNONYMS FOR omnipotent
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Related formsom·nip·o·tent·ly, adverbun·om·nip·o·tent, adjectiveun·om·nip·o·tent·ly, adverb
Can be confusedomnipotent omniscient
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British Dictionary definitions for omnipotently

omnipotent

/ (ɒmˈnɪpətənt) /

adjective

having very great or unlimited power

noun

the Omnipotent an epithet for God
Derived Formsomnipotence, 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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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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