Puissant

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Pronunciation: [ pyoo-uh-suhnt; pwis-uhnt ]


Origin: Late Middle English; Latin

Etymology: via Old French from Latin posse ‘be able’


Definition:

1. (adjective) powerful; mighty; potent

Synonym(s): capable, powerful, mighty, tenacious

Antonym(s): helpless, feeble, obscure, insignificant

Example: You must be a puissant individual to become the President of the United States.

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