su·​per·​pow·​er·​ful ˌsü-pər-ˈpau̇(-ə)r-fəl How to pronounce superpowerful (audio)
: extremely powerful
superpowerful winds
a superpowerful international conglomerate
There is a growing optimism in the tech world that quantum computers, superpowerful devices that were once the stuff of science fiction, are possible—and may even be practical.John Markoff

Examples of superpowerful in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The term usually is used to refer to efforts to prevent superpowerful future A.I. from destroying humanity. Jeremy Kahn, Fortune, 15 Nov. 2022 Many fan theories incorporate a superpowerful person in the celebrity’s orbit, as well as lies about paternity. Kaitlyn Tiffany, The Atlantic, 17 May 2022 More than half the deaths in 2019 were related to the superpowerful opioid fentanyl. Sarah Ravani,, 8 Oct. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of superpowerful was in 1882

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Cite this Entry

“Superpowerful.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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