Omnipotent Om*nip"o*tent, a. [F., fr.L. omnipotens, -entis; omnis all + potens powerful, potent. See {Potent}.] 1. Able in every respect and for every work; unlimited in ability; all-powerful; almighty; as, the Being that can create worlds must be omnipotent. [1913 Webster]

God's will and pleasure and his omnipotent power. --Sir T. More. [1913 Webster]

2. Having unlimited power of a particular kind; as, omnipotent love. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{The Omnipotent}, The Almighty; God. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • omnipotent — (adj.) early 14c., from O.Fr. omnipotent (11c.), from L. omnipotentem (nom. omnipotens) all powerful, almighty, from omnis all (see OMNI (Cf. omni) ) + potens (gen. potentis) powerful (see POTENT (Cf. potent)). Strictly only of God or a deity;… …   Etymology dictionary

  • omnipotent — [äm nip′ə tənt] adj. [OFr < L omnipotens < omnis, all + potens: see POTENT] having unlimited power or authority; all powerful the Omnipotent God omnipotently adv …   English World dictionary

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