I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin omnipotent-, omnipotens, from omni- + potent-, potens potent Date: 14th century 1. often capitalized almighty 1 2. having virtually unlimited authority or influence <
an omnipotent ruler
3. obsolete arrantomnipotently adverb II. noun Date: 1600 1. one who is omnipotent 2. capitalized god 1

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  • omnipotent — omnipotent, ente [ ɔmnipɔtɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • XIIe; lat. omnipotens ♦ Qui est tout puissant, qui dispose d une puissance absolue. ● omnipotent, omnipotente adjectif (latin omnipotens, entis) Qui est tout puissant, dont l autorité est absolue, sans… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • omnipotent — OMNIPOTÉNT, Ă, omnipotenţi, te, adj. (livr.) Cu putere nelimitată; atotputernic. – Din fr. omnipotent, it. omnipotente, lat. omnipotens, ntis. Trimis de ionel bufu, 01.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  OMNIPOTÉNT adj. v. atotputernic …   Dicționar Român

  • 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • omnipotent — omnipotent, ente (o mni po tan, tan t ) adj. Qui peut tout. Le jury est omnipotent. HISTORIQUE    XIe s. •   Mais serf et ore [sers et prie] le rei omnipotente, Ch. de Rol. CCLXII.    XIIe s. •   Deu [elle] reclama, le roi omnipotent, Roncisv. p …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 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

  • omnipotent — omnipotent. См. омнипотентный. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Omnipotént — (lat.), allmächtig; Omnipoténz, Allmacht; omnipräsént, allgegenwärtig; Omnipräsénz, Allgegenwart …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • omnipotent — I adjective able, all powerful, almighty, capable, dominant, dominating, effective, effectual, godlike, Herculean, illimitable, infinitely powerful, irresistible, mighty, omnipotens, overwhelming, plenipotent, plenipotentiary, possessing… …   Law dictionary

  • omnipotent — [adj] all powerful almighty, divine, godlike, mighty, supreme, unlimited, unrestricted; concept 574 Ant. impotent, weak …   New thesaurus

  • omnipotent — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having unlimited or very great power. DERIVATIVES omnipotence noun. ORIGIN Latin omnipotens …   English terms dictionary

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