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Oct 25 2020 21

Puissant is an adjective that means powerful.

Our word of the day comes from the Latin word posse (POSS ay) which means ‘to be able.’ A puissant person or group who is able to do quite a lot because of their power.

If we wanted to accomplish our goals, we needed the help of a puissant advocate of worker’s rights. Without some powerful people assisting us, we had no hope.