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numberless

Syllabification: num·ber·less
Pronunciation: /ˈnəmbərləs
 
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Definition of numberless in English:

adjective

Too many to be counted; innumerable.
Example sentences
  • We meet Paul, 21, too prolific to count his numberless crimes, a specialist in scary ‘creeping burglary’ from night-time houses.
  • In this vast output, an early book does stand out: this is her History of India, first published by Penguin in 1966, and which has been used since in countless classrooms by numberless students.
  • At first sight, the Atlas of World Art edited by John Onians (Laurence King £75) is a truly original and endlessly enlightening book, the answer to numberless prayers born of ignorance.
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