Meaning of in potentia in English:

in potentia

Pronunciation /ˌɪn pəˈtɛnʃɪə/


  • As a possibility; potentially.

    ‘Trying to give a list of less common ones is dangerous; many forms exist, so to speak, in potentia.’
    • ‘This is so because the waveform exhibits interference effects, meaning that ALL these states exist in potentia.’


Latin, ‘in potentiality’.