Definition of innumerable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪˈnjuːm(ə)rəb(ə)l/


Too many to be counted (often used hyperbolically): innumerable flags of all colours
More example sentences
  • But there is still a reminder of innumerable court cases in the imposing oak bench in court number five.
  • My mother used to tell me a story about a young woman whose chief domestic duty was cooking for her innumerable brothers.
  • I sat surrounded by flowers and portraits and innumerable tributes to him.
countless, numerous, very many, manifold, multitudinous, multifarious, untold, incalculable, numberless, unnumbered, beyond number;
a great number of, incalculable numbers of, endless numbers of, a multitude of, a multiplicity of, a raft of, more than one can count, too many to be counted
informal umpteen, masses of, oodles of, no end of, loads of, stacks of, heaps of, bags of, zillions of
North American informal a slew of, a whole bunch of, gazillions of, bazillions of
South African informal lank
literary myriad, legion, divers



Pronunciation: /ɪnjuːm(ə)rəˈbɪlɪti/
Example sentences
  • Daniel emphasized the innumerability of the angelic beings that attend the God of heaven and so does John.
  • One can't help feeling grateful to be reminded of the innumerability of life's details, and the urgency of its dilemmas.


Pronunciation: /ɪˈnjuːm(ə)rəbli/
Example sentences
  • I know there are innumerably more adventurous routes that trace their way by gully and buttress, ridge and groove up the massive north-east face of the Ben.
  • As such, those who made up the freshmen and sophomore class of the spring 2004 market week in New York City contributed in innumerably positive ways to it an overwhelming success.
  • All of these dedicated persons helped the membership, their profession, and me innumerably.


Middle English: from Latin innumerabilis, from in- 'not' + numerabilis (see numerable).

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