all-powerful all-powerful

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having unlimited power

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Adolf Hitler or the incarnation of absolute evil; this is how future generations will remember the all-powerful Fuehrer of the criminal Third Reich.
  2. By no means all-powerful, he discovers early on that he has lost control of his characters and proposes in that case to let them have their freedom.

News

  1. ‘Pro Evolution Soccer 2014? preview: Konami passes on the easy goal and focuses on the long game

    Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 makes the jump to the Fox Engine, the new tech powering Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. The new gear doesn't seem to be enough to topple FIFA Soccer, Electronic Arts' all-powerful rival to the Pro Evolution Soccer series.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Digital Trends

  2. PlayStation history shows PS4 can beat the Xbox One (video)

    Sony stunned the gaming world this week by divulging that its new PlayStation 4 console will be significantly cheaper than its major rival , the Xbox One . But does it stand a chance against the might of Microsoft? To find out, watch as we plunge headlong into the rich history of the PlayStation, from its humble beginnings as a failed co-project with Nintendo, to the might of the all-powerful ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNET

  3. Azerbaijan: Could Election Prove a Movie in the Making?

    A screenwriter taking on an all-powerful, dynastic national leader in a presidential election sounds like a film script that Academy-Award-winner Rustam Ibragimbekov could have written. Except that this one could well be autobiographic for Ibragimbekov. Elected on June 7 as the chairperson of Azerbaijan's opposition coalition, the National Council for Democratic Forces, screenwriter Ibragimbekov ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: EurasiaNet

Quotes

  1. "Laissez-faire is finished," said French President Nicolas Sarkozy in a recent speech. "The all-powerful market that always knows best is finished."
    on Oct 29, 2008 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: Washington Post

  2. "In an era when the White House is abusing power, is excusing and authorizing torture and is spying on American citizens, I find Judge Alito's support for an all-powerful executive branch to be genuinely troubling," said Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass.
    on Jan 8, 2006 By: Edward Kennedy Source: MSNBC

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