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 innumerable (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
Recent Examples on the Web Lambert had made many trips to Normandy in France, visiting classrooms and posing for innumerable photos. NBC News, "D-Day survivor and WWII torch bearer Ray Lambert dies at 100," 10 Apr. 2021 Colleges have faced innumerable challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. cleveland, "5 things to consider when picking a college in the COVID-19 era," 21 Mar. 2021 Colleges have faced innumerable challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. cleveland, "5 things to consider when picking a college in the COVID-19 era," 21 Mar. 2021 Colleges have faced innumerable challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nerd Wallet, oregonlive, "5 things to consider when picking a college in the COVID-19 era," 2 Mar. 2021 The lessons learned are innumerable, and the craving for a return to community is enormous. Greg Garrison | Ggarrison@al.com, al, "COVID 1-year anniversary: Pandemic like a year without hugs," 13 Mar. 2021 The world has changed in innumerable ways during the time since the PGA Tour pulled the plug on its showcase event last March 12 and joined the sports world in quarantine. Edgar Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, "Bryson DeChambeau turns attention to Players Championship after winning Arnold Palmer Invitational," 10 Mar. 2021 The ripple effects of the theater shutdown are innumerable, but with the vaccine rollout taking place around the country and signs of recovery in the air, people are beginning to feel hopeful about a return to enclosed spaces. Jerry Portwood, Rolling Stone, "Livestream Event to Celebrate Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman’s ‘Assassins’," 9 Mar. 2021 As a largely decentralized organization, BLM organizers have used social media in innumerable ways to rally supporters and demonstrators. Pauleanna Reid, Forbes, "Advice From One Of Gen Z’s Most Prominent Social Change Leaders On Maintaining Sustainable Movements," 3 Mar. 2021

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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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The first known use of innumerable was in the 14th century

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“Innumerable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/innumerable. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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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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