puissant
[ pyoo-uh-suhnt; pwis-uhnt ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Late Middle English; Latin via Old French from Latin posse ‘be able’
Synonyms
  • capable
  • powerful
  • mighty
  • tenacious
Antonyms
  • helpless
  • feeble
  • obscure
  • insignificant
Definition
powerful; mighty; potent
Example
You must be a puissant individual to become the President of the United States.
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