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puissant

adjective

Definition: having great power, influence, or strength

Synonyms: powerful, strong, influential

Antonyms: weak

Tips: Puissant is a French word adopted into English. Puissant is spelled the same and has the same meaning in both French and English.

Usage Examples:

Donald Trump became the most puissant developer in New York. (powerful, influential)

The senator became more puissant when he was appointed chairman of the finance committee. (powerful, influential)

I became more puissant at my company when I was promoted to Chief Financial Officer. (powerful, influential)

The puissant city mayor abused his power and was indicted on fraud charges. (powerful, influential)


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