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Having unlimited or universal power, authority, or force; all-powerful.
1. One having unlimited power or authority: the bureaucratic omnipotents.
2. Omnipotent God. Used with the.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin omnipotēns, omnipotent- : omni-, omni- + potēns, present participle of posse, to be able; see poti- in Indo-European roots.]

om·nip′o·tence, om·nip′o·ten·cy n.
om·nip′o·tent·ly adv.


another word for omnipotence
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