1870, in the meaning defined above
Latin nil nothing + potent-, potens having power — more at potent
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“Nilpotent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nilpotent. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.
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