Definition of multitude
- … the mind falters, confused by the multitude and yet the harmony of the detail …
- —Theodore Dreiser
- a multitude of choices
- a multitude of complaints
- A multitude gathered to hear the governor's speech.
a candidate trying to appeal to the multitude
awed by the multitude of stars in the night sky
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: a great number of things or people
the multitude : ordinary or common people as a group
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