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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Blanche was a devoted, loyal and loving daughter, wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend to innumerable souls over her 98 years. orlandosentinel.com, "Deaths in Central Florida: 7/20," 20 July 2019 All across the United States, the power grid operates at 60 hertz, its innumerable tributaries of alternating current synchronizing of their own accord. Quanta Magazine, "Scientists Discover Exotic New Patterns of Synchronization," 4 Apr. 2019 Farther out, the tranquil body of water ashes like the scales of innumerable fish. Han Kang, Harper's magazine, "White Out," 10 Feb. 2019 Several sources have confirmed that the vault did indeed house a vast repository of original master recordings by innumerable artists. Randy Lewis, Los Angeles Times, "Universal Music Group, in initial count, cites only 22 masters lost in fire," 17 July 2019 Throughout the years, Imanuel taught and mentored generations of graduate and undergraduate students and supervised innumerable doctoral dissertations. courant.com, "Imanuel Willheim," 14 July 2019 None of the cats was exactly like Hamlet, but meeting them reassured me that innumerable kinds of love exist. Jacqueline Alnes, BostonGlobe.com, "After a bad breakup, I skipped dating apps and downloaded Petfinder," 12 July 2019 The interests of battleground states shape innumerable government policies, including, for example, steel quotas imposed by the free-trade president, George W. Bush, and the Trump steel and aluminum tariffs now, from the free-trade party. Letters To The Editor, The Mercury News, "Letter: Popular Vote backers miss a key Electoral College rationale," 27 June 2019 The United States retains enormous advantages in terms of economic and military power, a global alliance system, and leadership in the innumerable institutions built under the Pax Americana. Jonathan D. T. Ward, National Review, "China and the Major Powers," 25 June 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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