Omnipotence

  • 1 Omnipotence — (from Latin: Omni Potens: all power ) is unlimited power. Monotheistic religions generally attribute omnipotence to only the deity of whichever faith is being addressed. In the monotheistic philosophies of Abrahamic religions, omnipotence is… …

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  • 2 omnipotence — [ ɔmnipɔtɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1387; bas lat. omnipotentia ♦ Didact. Puissance absolue, sans limitation. ⇒ toute puissance. Pouvoir absolu. ⇒ absolutisme, domination, suprématie. L omnipotence militaire. ⊗ CONTR. Impuissance. ● omnipotence nom féminin… …

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  • 3 Omnipotence — • The power of God to effect whatever is not intrinsically impossible Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Omnipotence     Omnipotence      …

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  • 4 Omnipotence — Om*nip o*tence, Omnipotency Om*nip o*ten*cy, n. [L. omnipotentia: cf. F. omnipotence.] 1. The state of being omnipotent; almighty power; hence, one who is omnipotent; the Deity. [1913 Webster] Will Omnipotence neglect to save The suffering virtue …

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  • 5 omnipotence — index force (strength), influence, predominance, supremacy Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 6 omnipotence — (n.) 1560s, from L.L. omnipotentia almighty power, from omnipotentem (see OMNIPOTENT (Cf. omnipotent)). Related: Omnipotency (late 15c.) …

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  • 7 omnipotence — [äm nip′ə təns] n. [MFr < LL omnipotentia] 1. the state or quality of being omnipotent 2. an omnipotent force 3. [O ] God …

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  • 8 Omnipotence — La Création d Adam, représentée par Michel Ange sur le plafond de la chapelle Sixtine L omnipotence ou la toute puissance (du bas latin de omnipotentia, composé de omnis «tout» et de …

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  • 9 OMNIPOTENCE — s. f. Toute puissance. L omnipotence est un des attributs de Dieu.   Il se dit, particulièrement, de La faculté de décider souverainement en certaines matières. Omnipotence parlementaire. L omnipotence du jury …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 10 omnipotence — (o mni po tan s ) s. f. 1°   Toute puissance. L omnipotence divine. 2°   Faculté de décider souverainement en certaines matières. L omnipotence du jury. HISTORIQUE    XVIe s. •   Concevez l homme accompaigné d omnipotence, vous l abysmez ; il… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 11 omnipotence —    One naively assumes that omnipotence is the power to do anything. But this definition immediately runs into trouble: God is omnipotent and yet there appear to be actions that God lacks the power to do God does not have the power to learn or to …

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  • 12 OMNIPOTENCE — n. f. Toute puissance. L’omnipotence est un des attributs de Dieu. Il se dit particulièrement de la Faculté de décider souverainement en certaines matières. L’omnipotence du jury …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 13 omnipotence — [[t]ɒmnɪ̱pətəns[/t]] N UNCOUNT Omnipotence is the state of having total authority or power. [FORMAL] ...the omnipotence of God …

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  • 14 omnipotence — noun the omnipotence of God Syn: all powerfulness, almightiness, supremacy, preeminence, supreme power, absolute power, unlimited power; invincibility Ant: powerlessness …

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

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  • 16 omnipotence — noun Date: 15th century 1. the quality or state of being omnipotent 2. an agency or force of unlimited power …

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  • 17 omnipotence — /om nip euh teuhns/, n. 1. the quality or state of being omnipotent. 2. (cap.) God. [1560 70; < LL omnipotentia, equiv. to L omnipotent OMNIPOTENT + ia; see ENCE] * * * …

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  • 18 omnipotence — noun Unlimited power; commonly attributed to a deity or deities See Also: omnipotent, Omnipotent …

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  • 19 omnipotence — om·nip·o·tence (om nipґə tens) fantasies of special abilities and power and superiority to others; occurring in infancy and sometimes later in life as a defense mechanism or as an expression of delusional thinking …

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  • 20 omnipotence — Synonyms and related words: all powerfulness, almightiness, eternity, glory, holiness, immutability, infinite goodness, infinite justice, infinite love, infinite mercy, infinite power, infinite wisdom, infinity, light, majesty, omnipotency,… …

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