Potentness
Potentness Po"tent*ness, n. The quality or state of being potent; powerfulness; potency; efficacy. [1913 Webster]

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  • potentness — See potently. * * * …   Universalium

  • potentness — po·tent·ness …   English syllables

  • potentness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being potent …   Useful english dictionary

  • potent — potent1 potently, adv. potentness, n. /poht nt/, adj. 1. powerful; mighty: a potent fighting force. 2. cogent; persuasive: Several potent arguments were in his favor. 3. producing powerful physical or chemical effects: a potent drug. 4 …   Universalium

  • potency — n 1. potentness, powerfulness, power, strength, force; energy, vigor, Inf. punch, Inf. kick, Inf. zip. See power(defs. 2, 3). 2. power, authority, control, command, rule, mastery, domination, dominion, sovereignty; influence, Inf. clout, weight,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • power — n 1. ability, capacity, capability, potential, potentiality, the stuff, Inf. what it takes, U.S. Inf. the goods; intelligence, brains, Sl. smarts, mother wit, native ability, mind for; aptitude, talent, faculty, gift, genius, skill, flair, bent,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • potent — /ˈpoʊtnt / (say pohtnt) adjective 1. powerful; mighty. 2. cogent, as reasons, motives, etc. 3. producing powerful physical or chemical effects, as a drug. 4. possessed of great power or authority. 5. exercising great moral influence. 6. having… …   Australian English dictionary

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