in·​nu·​mer·​a·​ble i-ˈnü-mə-rə-bəl How to pronounce innumerable (audio)
: too many to be numbered : countless
also : very many
i-ˈnü-mə-rə-blē How to pronounce innumerable (audio)

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 They’ve been meticulously tested and have graced innumerable Thanksgiving tables—including our own—year after year. Antara Sinha, Bon Appétit, 3 Nov. 2023 Scorsese of all people should know the sensitivity that distinguished innumerable American movies that dealt with the tragic mistreatment of Native Americans, but this movie, instead, promises there will be Blood/Oil/Genocide. Armond White, National Review, 20 Oct. 2023 The Writers Guild of America this week became the first major labor union to secure a contract guaranteeing its members protections from the rapidly developing technology, which is poised to displace innumerable jobs in the coming years. Oliver Darcy, CNN, 28 Sep. 2023 Their contributions to this nation are innumerable and undeniable, extending well beyond cuisine, language and entertainment. Tracy Scott Forson, Smithsonian Magazine, 15 Sep. 2023 There are innumerable nooks and crannies for quiet study, student/teacher consultation, or just watching the school scene go by. James McCown,, 14 Sep. 2023 From his LinkedIn: Charlie was responsible for designing and integrating the look and feel of Marvel’s innumerable iconic heroes and villains from divergent realms into one cohesive cinematic universe. Ash Parrish, The Verge, 11 Sep. 2023 For all its tremendous benefits, digital technology carries innumerable downsides. Erica Lonergan, Foreign Affairs, 7 Sep. 2023 Latter-day Saints believe Earth is just one of innumerable worlds created by God. The Salt Lake Tribune, 5 Sep. 2023 See More

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Word History


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

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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

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Cite this Entry

“Innumerable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

Kids Definition


in·​nu·​mer·​a·​ble in-ˈ(y)üm-(ə-)rə-bəl How to pronounce innumerable (audio)
: too many to be numbered : countless
innumerable stars in the sky
innumerably adverb

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