innumerable

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

in- +‎ numerable; from French innumérable, from Latin innumerabilis, from in- +‎ numerabilis.

PronunciationEdit

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪn.nuːmɜːɹ.æbəl/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪn.njuːmɜːɹ.æbəl/

AdjectiveEdit

innumerable (comparative more innumerable, superlative most innumerable)

  1. Not capable of being counted, enumerated, or numbered, hence, indefinitely numerous; of great number.
    The casualties of the Second World War were so great that they are innumerable.
    • Mark Twain, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
      Soon we could see the innumerable banners fluttering, and then the sun struck the sea of armor and set it all aflash.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

innumerable m, f (plural innumerables)

  1. innumerable
Last modified on 13 April 2014, at 06:47