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ˈkaʊnt lɪscount·less

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. countless, infinite, innumerable, innumerous, multitudinous, myriad, numberless, uncounted, unnumberable, unnumbered, unnumerableadjective

    too numerous to be counted

    "incalculable riches"; "countless hours"; "an infinite number of reasons"; "innumerable difficulties"; "the multitudinous seas"; "myriad stars"; "untold thousands"


  1. countlessadjective

    Too many to count; innumerable or incalculable

    There is a countless number of stars

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Countlessadjective

    Innumerable; without number; not to be reckoned.

    Etymology: from count.

    Ay, tear for tear, and loving kiss for kiss,
    Thy brother Marcus tenders on thy lips:
    O, were the sum of these that I should pay
    Countless and infinite, yet would I pay them. William Shakespeare.

    But oh, her mind, that orcus which includes
    Legions of mischief, countless multitudes
    Of former curses. John Donne.

    By one countless sum of woes opprest,
    Hoary with cares, and ignorant of rest,
    We find the vital springs relax’d and worn;
    Thus, thro’ the round of age, to childhood we return. Matthew Prior.

    I see, I cry’d, his woes, a countless train;
    I see his friends o’erwhelm’d beneath the main. Alexander Pope, Odyss.

    The seats which, shining through the chearful land,
    In countless numbers, blest Britannia sees. James Thomson, Autumn.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Countlessadjective

    incapable of being counted; not ascertainable; innumerable

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of countless in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of countless in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of countless in a Sentence

  1. President Barack Obama:

    Those countless often anonymous heroes deserve our thanks. They should be very proud. America should be very proud.

  2. Jeoff Williams:

    Unfortunately, this country has seen so many of these that weve actually gotten used to it at this point. And its tragic and its a terrible situation, especially during the holiday season, i would like to point out that we have a couple of heroic parishioners who stopped short of just anything that you can even imagine, saved countless lives, and our hearts are going out to them and their families as well.

  3. Marion Wiesel:

    My husband was a fighter, he fought for the memory of the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust, and he fought for Israel. He waged countless battles for innocent victims regardless of ethnicity or creed.

  4. Nick Reaves:

    The states decision to exclude certain agencies and certain very successful agencies like St. Vincent simply because of their religious beliefs causes unnecessary harm to the countless kids theyre serving now and could be serving in the future merely because the attorney general doesnt like what St. Vincent believes and has believed for over 75 years.

  5. Alvin Bragg:

    As a Black man, I have personally experienced racial profiling countless times in my life and I sympathize with the young man victimized in this incident, this plea ensures appropriate accountability for Miya Ponsetto by addressing underlying causes for Miya Ponsetto behavior and ensuring this conduct does not reoccur.

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  • безброен, неизброимBulgarian
  • nesčetný, nesčíslnýCzech
  • heb rifedi, dirifedi, aneirif, llond gwlad o, afrifed, di-rif, rhif y blodau, rhif y gwŷdd, rhif y sêr, rhif y gwlith, rhif y gwenith, rhif y graeanWelsh
  • utallig, talløsDanish
  • unzählig, unzählbar, zahllosGerman
  • άμετροςGreek
  • nekalkuleblaEsperanto
  • innombrableSpanish
  • lukematon, rajatonFinnish
  • innombrable, incalculableFrench
  • incontable, incontábelGalician
  • אין ספורHebrew
  • számtalan, megszámlálhatatlanHungarian
  • innumerabileInterlingua
  • innumerabile, incalcolabile, innumerevoleItalian
  • 無数Japanese
  • tini makehua, makehuaMāori
  • talloos, ontelbaarDutch
  • talløs, utalligNorwegian
  • niezliczonyPolish
  • incontávelPortuguese
  • nenumărabil, de nenumăratRomanian
  • несчётный, бессчётный, бесчисленный, неисчислимыйRussian
  • bez broja, bezbrojan, без броја, безбројанSerbo-Croatian
  • hesaplanamaz, sayısız, hesapsız, pek çokTurkish

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