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 for powerfulness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Powerful \Pow"er*ful\, a.
     1. Full of power; capable of producing great effects of any
        kind; potent; mighty; efficacious; intense; as, a powerful
        man or beast; a powerful engine; a powerful argument; a
        powerful light; a powerful vessel.
        [1913 Webster]
              The powerful grace that lies
              In herbs, plants, stones, and their true qualities.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Mining) Large; capacious; -- said of veins of ore.
        [1913 Webster]
     Syn: Mighty; strong; potent; forcible; efficacious;
          energetic; intense.
          [1913 Webster] -- Pow"er*ful*ly, adv. --
          Pow"er*ful*ness, n.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: possession of controlling influence; "the deterrent power
           of nuclear weapons"; "the power of his love saved her";
           "his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade" [syn:
           power, powerfulness] [ant: impotence, impotency,

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