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

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
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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 25 May. 2022.

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

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: too many to be counted innumerable stars

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