multitudinous

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adjective mul·ti·tu·di·nous \ˌməl-tə-ˈtüd-nəs, -ˈtyüd-; -ˈtü-dən-əs, -ˈtyü-\

Definition of multitudinous

  1. 1 :  including a multitude of individuals :  populous the multitudinous city

  2. 2 :  existing in a great multitude multitudinous opportunities

  3. 3 :  existing in or consisting of innumerable elements or aspects multitudinous applause

multitudinously

adverb

multitudinousness

noun

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Examples of multitudinous in a Sentence

  1. Their lives have changed in multitudinous ways.

  2. the multitudinous questions that seem to be an inevitable part of opening day at school

Recent Examples of multitudinous from the Web

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Did You Know?

Multitudinous is one of many English words that make use of the combining form "multi-," from Latin multus, meaning "many." "Multicolored," "multifunctional," and "multimillionaire" are just a few of the others. "Multitudinous" is the kind of highly expressive word that you can rely upon when you want something a little more emphatic than plain old "numerous." Among its synonyms are "multiple" and multifold, two more members of the "multi-" family.

First Known Use of multitudinous

1603


MULTITUDINOUS Defined for English Language Learners

multitudinous

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Definition of multitudinous for English Language Learners

  • : very many



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