- Too many to be counted; very many: she’d apologized countless times beforeMore example sentences
innumerable, untold, legion, numberless, unnumbered, numerous, very many, manifold, multitudinous, multifarious; a great number of, incalculable numbers of, immeasurable numbers of, endless numbers of, infinite numbers of, a multitude of, a multiplicity of; more than one can count, too many to be counted• informal umpteen, no end of, loads of, stacks of, heaps of, masses of, oodles of, bags of, scads of, zillions ofNorth American • informal a slew of, a bunch of, gazillions of, bazillions ofSouth African • informal lank• rare innumerous, unnumberable
- It is a tragedy that has befallen countless families through the generations.
- The countless number of games where he doesn't put a foot wrong are all too often forgotten.
- Nor do people want to live in a system where their prosperity depends on the starvation of countless others.