un-omnipotent

omnipotent

[om-nip-uh-tuhnt]
adjective
1.
almighty or infinite in power, as God.
2.
having very great or unlimited authority or power.
noun
3.
an omnipotent being.
4.
the Omnipotent, God.

Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English < Latin omnipotent- (stem of omnipotēns), equivalent to omni- omni- + potent- (see potent1)

omnipotently, adverb
unomnipotent, adjective
unomnipotently, adverb

omnipotent, omniscient.


2. powerful, mighty, supreme.


2. impotent, powerless, helpless.
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omnipotent (ɒmˈnɪpətənt)
 
adj
1.  having very great or unlimited power
 
n
2.  the Omnipotent an epithet for God
 
[C14: via Old French from Latin omnipotens all-powerful, from omni- + potens, from posse to be able]
 
om'nipotence
 
n
 
om'nipotently
 
adv

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omnipotent
early 14c., from O.Fr. omnipotent (11c.), from L. omnipotentem (nom. omnipotens) "all-powerful, almighty," from omnis "all" (see omni-) + potens (gen. potentis) "powerful" (see potent). Strictly only of God or a deity; general sense of "having absolute power or authority" is attested from 1590s.
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