count·​less | \ ˈkau̇nt-ləs How to pronounce countless (audio) \

Definition of countless

: too numerous to be counted : myriad, many

Other Words from countless

countlessly adverb

Examples of countless in a Sentence

There are countless reasons why that would not be a good idea. I've been there countless times.
Recent Examples on the Web Starting after his army retirement, the Duke traveled overseas countless times to promote British trade and exports, including to Europe, Japan, Australia and the Middle East. Annie Goldsmith, Town & Country, 17 May 2022 And jogging countless times with our labrador, Emi, through Kyiv’s forests and along the beaches of the Dnipro river. Bytom Soufi Burridge, ABC News, 11 May 2022 Sophie wore a green bomber jacket and paired it with a black tee, jeans, and sneakers; Joe has worn this style countless times over the years, including a classic khaki-green style and even a satiny-pink style, too. Christian Allaire, Vogue, 9 May 2022 The duo has connected countless times throughout the last two seasons. Steve Millar, Chicago Tribune, 6 May 2022 The grainy footage showed the officers committing the kind of violence that has been captured on film what feels like countless times since, in the era of cell phones and digital video recordings. Cnn Opinion Staff, CNN, 28 Apr. 2022 Since then, Musk has spoken in support of Dogecoin and other cryptocurrencies countless times. Taylor Locke, Fortune, 26 Apr. 2022 But the barbecue chain has pushed back the timeline because of spiraling construction costs and materials shortages — problems currently plaguing countless building projects. Megan Rodriguez, San Antonio Express-News, 7 May 2022 Yet countless news articles and attention are focused on these and other elite institutions. Brandon Busteed, Forbes, 7 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of countless

1588, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of countless was in 1588

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Last Updated

23 May 2022

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“Countless.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2022.

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count·​less | \ ˈkau̇nt-ləs How to pronounce countless (audio) \

Kids Definition of countless

: too many to be counted countless grains of sand

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