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
Recent Examples on the Web In the intervening years, that band has made nine records, six EPs, innumerable singles, a board game, and enough t-shirts, hoodies, and onesies to clothe a continent. Taylor Mims, Billboard, "The Decemberists to Embark on 20th Anniversary Tour," 11 Feb. 2020 The app was created by a group called Shadow Inc, which was launched and funded by Acronym, one of innumerable Democratic-aligned nonprofits in DC with high-minded goals listed on a flashy website. Libby Watson, The New Republic, "Abolish the Iowa Caucus," 4 Feb. 2020 Newfound goalscoring star Tammy Abraham was about to embark on an ill-fated loan campaign with Swansea City, while Mason Mount had been shipped out to Vitesse in the Eredivisie, following in the footsteps of innumerable others., "Callum Hudson-Odoi: New Contract Reaction Is a Reflection Of Chelsea's Current Standing," 20 Sep. 2019 Between those title runs and before the quiet final years of his career, Bryant accomplished innumerable feats including an 81-point game against Toronto in January 2006. Greg Beacham, Anchorage Daily News, "Kobe Bryant left deep legacy in Los Angeles sports world," 27 Jan. 2020 Today, thanks to the boundless imagination of humans and the convenience of the Internet, there are a innumerable geeky coasters available for a variety of tastes. Popular Science, "Delightful drink coasters that protect your furniture and show off your sense of style," 16 Jan. 2020 In this dog-eat-dog world, there are innumerable brands vying for your furry friend’s attention (and your wallet). Popular Science, "Dog walking gear that transforms a regular stroll into proper ‘walkies’," 13 Jan. 2020 Louisville is an exciting place with innumerable opportunities. Darcy Costello, The Courier-Journal, "Get to know the dozens of candidates running for Louisville Metro Council in 2020," 10 Jan. 2020 Clean water spilled over Okeechobee’s southern rim into large sloughs, such as Taylor Slough and Shark River, and innumerable small tidal creeks that trickled into Florida Bay. T. Edward Nickens, Field & Stream, "The Conservation Fight for Florida Water is Finally Seeing Progress," 6 Dec. 2019

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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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of innumerable

: too many to be counted : very many


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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