Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having absolute power; omnipotent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective having full power over all aspects of a situation.

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  • adjective Having unlimited power; omnipotent.

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  • adjective having unlimited power

Etymologies

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From all- +‎ powerful.

Examples

  • When we consider the deep spiritual context of the surrounding chapters in the Gospel of Matthew 21:12 to 22:45, we begin to understand that when Jesus instructs us to believe, he is referring to the all-powerful and benevolent nature of God and to our own effortless access to that essence.

    The SOURCE of MIRACLES

  • Planning has assumed, in other words, an all-powerful and centralized top management that must pull things together and make things happen especially planning itself.

    The Rise and Fall of Strategic Planning

  • Planning has assumed, in other words, an all-powerful and centralized top management that must pull things together and make things happen especially planning itself.

    The Rise and Fall of Strategic Planning

  • “Therefore,” she said, “evil must be nothing, since He who is all-powerful cannot do it.”

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • In one simple assertion, the “problem of evil” has its answer: all-powerful, inscrutable God creates everything, good and bad, justice and injustice alike.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • “No one can doubt,” she said, “that God is all-powerful.”

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • In the face of this all-powerful factor in every aspect of life, what do human beings or their little plans and desires count for?

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • Since this single, all-powerful Deity was now the final arbiter in all things, what was the point of scrutinizing the usual clues about the future?

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • * This is the name theologians conventionally give to the contradiction between an all-powerful and beneficent God who nevertheless creates or allows evil to exist in the world.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

  • Scholars have been aware for a long time of a certain “disconnect” between the version of God preached by Judaism and Christianity—an all-knowing, omnipresent, and all-powerful deity—and the way in which God is depicted in, especially, some of the earliest parts of the Hebrew Bible.

    In the Valley of the Shadow

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