adjective puis·sant \-sənt, -sənt\

Definition of PUISSANT

:  having puissance :  powerful

Examples of PUISSANT

  1. <one of the nation's most respected and puissant advocates for the rights of minorities>

First Known Use of PUISSANT

15th century


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