pwĭs'əns, pyo͝o'ĭ-səns, pyo͝o-ĭs'əns
Strength or power efficiently exerted
The capacity to do work or cause physical change; energy, strength, or active power:
The definition of influence is the power that someone has over someone or something.
Strength or power of any degree
Muscular strength; brawn
The state or quality of being potent, or the degree of this; power; strength
A source of physical or mechanical force or energy; force or energy that is at, or can be put to, work
The power to resist strain, stress, etc.; toughness; durability
Sovereign power or authority; rule; dominion
Effective legal or binding force; validity
The state of being lively, brisk, or full of spirit and vigor; vivacity; spiritedness
The power supplied by steam under pressure
(Informal) A try; attempt; endeavor
Energy and high spirits; vim:
The definition of zip is a quick, hissing sound, is slang for zero, or is energy.
The definition of brawn means developed muscles, or physical strength.
The causation of change by the exertion of power or a natural process:
Find another word for puissance. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for puissance, like: clout, energy, force, influence, might, muscle, potency, power, strength, sway and vigor.