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Is there an adjective that begins with the prefix omni that means all-hearing? I thought that an aural counterpart to omnipresent, omnipotent, and omniscient must exist, but after a few minutes of Googling, I've failed to find any synonyms for all-hearing.

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The logical construction would be along the lines of omnaudient (given the Latin verb "to listen" is "audio") but I've never seen it used.

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"Omniaudient" is indeed the word for which I was looking. Thanks! –  Evan Kroske Oct 17 '10 at 23:54
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"Audio" means "I listen/hear". "Audire" means "to listen/hear". –  malach Oct 20 '10 at 10:05
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Correct. That's Latin, though, and this board's english-focused; I didn't think that it'd help matters too much to go into the full conjugation of audio -ire -ibi -itus –  munin Oct 22 '10 at 4:05
    
Ok, but is it spelled "omnaudient" as in the answer, or "omniaudient" as in the OP's comment? –  buildsucceeded Jan 4 '12 at 19:02
    
Both would be fine under the usual ways of constructing Latinate words, but I'd prefer the un-elided form "omniaudient" as it's more likely to be understood. –  Mechanical snail May 27 '12 at 22:44

Omniaural? (Maybe this just means, "can be heard everywhere".)

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Actually I think this would mean "all ears". :-) –  Jared Updike Oct 14 '10 at 20:55

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