Definition of omnipotent in English:


Line breaks: om|nipo|tent
Pronunciation: /ɒmˈnɪpət(ə)nt


  • 1(Of a deity) having unlimited power: God is described as omnipotent and benevolent
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    • With the emphatic repetition of this line at the end of the book, the image of the omnipotent deity has been exorcized from Vallejo's poetic imagery.
    • I say mythical because when synced with the narrative voice over, the illustrations spring to life as though spoken by an omnipotent deity.
    • Why can this omnipotent deity forgive AFTER being crucified but not BEFORE?
  • 1.1Having great power and influence: an omnipotent sovereign
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    • We would submit the first has problems once one is setting up something which is intended not only to be omnipotent or sovereign but also to be permanently so.
    • Is the church merely updating its musical liturgy, or has it fallen victim to the nearly omnipotent power of popular culture?
    • How does such a system of brain-washing come into being without a cruel, omnipotent dictator?



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  • I omnipotently took it upon myself to expel from the universe as we know it future specimens of well-fitted survivalist weeds.
  • But Sophokles does portray, I think, a Kreon who once had a different side to him but who now here, in Antigone, is thinking and behaving omnipotently.


Middle English (as a divine attribute): via Old French from Latin omnipotent- 'all-powerful'.

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