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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The earthy warmth of Tweed evokes summer days spent in the Cotswolds, while Tuxedo’s gray scale calls to mind innumerable red-carpet photo calls. Vogue, "Victoria Beckham’s First In-House Beauty Brand Is (Finally!) Here," 13 Sep. 2019 His contributions to the studio and film industry have been innumerable, from Rosemary's Baby to The Godfather to Love Story, to name just a few. Scott Feinberg, The Hollywood Reporter, "The Kid Exits the Picture: Robert Evans and Paramount Part Ways After 52 Years (Exclusive)," 30 July 2019 While there are innumerable such places throughout small-town, rural and big-city Wisconsin, owners of three such notable spots scattered around the state answered questions via email about their establishment. Jennifer Rude Klett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Wisconsin 'breakfast clubs' are like supper clubs, but with pancakes and hash browns instead of steak and relish trays," 30 Aug. 2019 There is also significantly less congestion at thirty thousand feet than on the road—no pedestrians, children, bicycles, potholes, construction zones, ice slicks, mattresses, or any of the other innumerable hazards that car drivers routinely face. Liaquat Ahamed, The New Yorker, "The Mail," 26 Aug. 2019 The bike maker’s signature orange livery has been on innumerable podiums across the world for motocross, enduros, trials and rallies. Joe Michaud, San Diego Union-Tribune, "2019 KTM 790 Duke: a lightweight, midsize rocket of a bike," 25 Aug. 2019 With glass interior walls, exposed plumbing and a staff of young researchers dressed like Urban Outfitters models, New York University’s AI Now Institute could easily be mistaken for the offices of any one of New York’s innumerable tech startups. Alejandro De La Garza, Time, "Meet the Researchers Working to Make Sure Artificial Intelligence Is a Force for Good," 23 Aug. 2019 These steps will bring the youth into the mainstream and give them innumerable opportunities to showcase their skills and talents. Washington Post, "Kashmir’s new status could bring demographic change, drawing comparisons to the West Bank," 8 Aug. 2019 Our behaviors and preferences are profoundly influenced by our genetic makeup, by factors in our environment that affect our genes, and by other genes forced into our systems by the innumerable microbes that dwell inside us. Bill Sullivan, National Geographic, "Why we like what we like: A scientist’s surprising findings," 6 Aug. 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

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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