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ɪˈnu mər ə bəl, ɪˈnyu-in·nu·mer·able

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. innumerableadjective

    Not capable of being counted, enumerated, or numbered, hence, indefinitely numerous; of great number.

    Etymology: ; from innumérable, from innumerabilis, from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Innumerableadjective

    not capable of being counted, enumerated, or numbered, for multitude; countless; numberless; unnumbered, hence, indefinitely numerous; of great number

    Etymology: [L. innumerabilis : cf. F. innumefable. See In- not, and Numerable.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Innumerable

    in-nū′mėr-a-bl, adj. that cannot be numbered: countless.—ns. Innūmerabil′ity, the state or quality of being innumerable; Innū′merableness.—adv. Innū′merably.—adj. Innū′merous, without number: innumerable.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of innumerable in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of innumerable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of innumerable in a Sentence

  1. William S. Burroughs:

    I think there are innumerable gods. What we on earth call God is a little tribal God who has made an awful mess. Certainly forces operating through human consciousness control events.

  2. William S. Buroughs, Paris Review, Fall 1965:

    I think there are innumerable gods. What we here on earth call God is a little tribal God who has made an awful mess. Certainly forces operating trough human conciousness control events.

  3. N. P. Willis:

    There they stand, the innumerable stars, shining in order like a living hymn, written in light.

  4. Albert Einstein:

    Innumerable voices have been asserting for some time now that human society is passing through a crisis, that its stability has been gravely shattered. It is characteristic of such a situation that individuals feel indifferent or even hostile toward the group, small or large, to which they belong. In order to illustrate my meaning, let me record here a personal experience. I recently discussed with an intelligent and well-disposed man the threat of another war, which in my opinion would seriously endanger the existence of mankind, and I remarked that only a supranational organization would offer protection from that danger. Thereupon my visitor, very calmly and coolly, said to me Why are you so deeply opposed to the disappearance of the human race

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Sometimes it's not at all possible to forgive and forget, when evil strikes hard, and demands your action. Ask those innumerable innocent victims of rape, incest, sexual violence, and domestic abuse; and they will tell you that forgive and forget is easy to say, but impossible to do.

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