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Definition of Potent


  1. Producing great physical effects; forcible; powerful' efficacious; as, a potent medicine.
  2. Having great authority, control, or dominion; puissant; mighty; influential; as, a potent prince.
  3. Powerful, in an intellectual or moral sense; having great influence; as, potent interest; a potent argument.
  4. A prince; a potentate.
  5. A staff or crutch.
  6. One of the furs; a surface composed of patches which are supposed to represent crutch heads; they are always alternately argent and azure, unless otherwise specially mentioned.

Potent Quotations

I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
Robert Fulghum

We are more prone to generalize the bad than the good. We assume that the bad is more potent and contagious.
Eric Hoffer

When I'm writing, I'm thinking about how the songs are going to play live. Fifty bars of rap don't translate onstage. No matter how potent the music, you lose the crowd. They want a hook; they want to sing your stuff back to you.

The most potent weapon of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed.
Steven Biko

Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.
Norman Schwarzkopf
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Potent Translations

potent in German is Potente, stark
potent in Italian is valido
potent in Spanish is potente
potent in Swedish is kraftig, stark
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