innumerable

adjective
in·​nu·​mer·​a·​ble | \ i-ˈnüm-rə-bəl How to pronounce innumerable (audio) , -ˈnyüm-; -ˈn(y)ü-mə-\

Definition of innumerable

: too many to be numbered : countless also : very many

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Other Words from innumerable

innumerably \ i-​ˈnüm-​rə-​blē How to pronounce innumerably (audio) , -​ˈnyüm-​ ; -​ˈn(y)ü-​mə-​ \ adverb

Examples of innumerable in a Sentence

There are innumerable errors in the book. our reasons to give thanks are as innumerable as the stars

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For more than two decades in Major League Baseball, the beloved Oriole became an emblem of persistence and grit, and his accolades are innumerable. Adam Cohen, Smithsonian, "Baseball Legend Cal Ripken Jr. Takes Home Another Award, This Time From the Smithsonian," 20 Apr. 2018 There are an innumerable people who are out on maternity or paternity leave…and the intent of those leaves is to give people the time and space to be able to bond with their children. Claire Zillman, Fortune, "Kirstjen Nielsen and Ivanka Trump on Border Separations, Katrina Lake's Pregnancy: Broadsheet June 19," 19 June 2018 In the less than 50 years since, judicial and state activism have subjected the U.S. economy to innumerable carbon-dioxide restrictions, with Congress having had no say over the matter. Paul H. Tice, WSJ, "Trump’s Half-Measures Won’t Save the Coal Industry," 16 Sep. 2018 Getting wrapped up in the innumerable data breaches that occur every year isn't a matter of if, but when. Sam Blum, Popular Mechanics, "Firefox Now Lets You Know When You've Been Hacked," 25 Sep. 2018 In today’s world, facts are innumerable and easy to access and so the teaching has migrated less to providing facts and more to providing context. Daniel I. Dorfman, chicagotribune.com, "Shout Out: Mitchell Petersen of Winnetka, Northwestern professor," 16 May 2018 Unique as one of the world's few inland deltas, the placid waters and lush indigenous forests offer a safe haven for innumerable bird and wildlife species. Julian Harrison, Town & Country, "How to Plan a Trip to Africa," 5 Oct. 2016 President’s tweeted innumerable times calling you a leaker– because of that. Time Staff, Time, "Read the Full Transcript From James Comey's ABC Interview," 17 Apr. 2018 Khan shoots, rides, romances and fights on cue, even tearing his t-shirt off for a climactic fight scene as he’s done in innumerable films before. Lisa Tsering, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Race 3': Film Review," 18 June 2018

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First Known Use of innumerable

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for innumerable

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin innumerabilis, from in- + numerabilis numerable

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innumerable

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of innumerable

: too many to be counted : very many

innumerable

adjective
in·​nu·​mer·​a·​ble | \ i-ˈnü-mə-rə-bəl How to pronounce innumerable (audio) , -ˈnyü-\

Kids Definition of innumerable

: too many to be counted innumerable stars

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