higher power


: a spirit or being (such as God) that has great power, strength, knowledge, etc., and that can affect nature and the lives of people
belief in a higher power

Examples of higher power in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But Moscow’s capability to overpower Ukrainian signals by broadcasting on the same frequencies at higher power is putting Kyiv at a disadvantage. Maria Varenikova, New York Times, 20 Mar. 2024 Aside from their lack of belief in a higher power or powers, atheists vary widely in their answers to spiritual and existential questions. Harmeet Kaur, CNN, 10 Mar. 2024 At the same time, AMD's Radeon 7900 XT manages to put up a very good fight, offering better performance in most cases for less money and with not-disproportionately higher power use. Andrew Cunningham, Ars Technica, 25 Jan. 2024 The Christian ballad about a woman surrendering to a higher power in an emergency was the American Idol alum’s first number-one single. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, 14 Mar. 2024 Hydrogen has a much higher power density than batteries, giving it a much larger range than pure-electric aircraft. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 11 Mar. 2024 Belief for atheists goes deeper than the question of whether there is a higher power. Harmeet Kaur, CNN, 10 Mar. 2024 Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin Bieber appear to be looking for guidance from a higher power. Ilana Kaplan, Peoplemag, 29 Feb. 2024 An understanding of science, and specifically how your brain processes dopamine, Steven emphasizes, was more helpful in his case than falling before a higher power. Vulture, 2 Feb. 2024

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“Higher power.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/higher%20power. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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