Definition of uncountable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈkaʊntəb(ə)l/


Too many to be counted (usually in hyperbolic use): she’d spent uncountable nights in this very bed
More example sentences
  • The unfamiliar aspects were the lack of boxes with ‘returned merchandise’ stickers and the uncountable number of times we were asked if we needed assistance.
  • While I deal with a few letters to the editor, blog posts and one-on-one discussions, leaders of provinces and nations must withstand daily scrutiny from an uncountable number of sources.
  • But to see them in uncountable numbers along a jagged hillside, or rising out of a sandy wash, or even in haphazard rows along the side of the road gives me a new appreciation.



Pronunciation: /ʌnkaʊntəˈbɪlɪti/


Example sentences
  • They create isolated instances of beauty because they realise that the excitement and pain of each moment is uncountably precious, a rose we can gaze at and contemplate but which crumbles to dust at the faintest touch.
  • An example of something that is uncountably infinite would be all the real numbers (including numbers like 2.34… and the square root of 2, as well as all the integers and rational numbers).
  • The set of possible interpretations is uncountably infinite (in contrast to the countably infinite - there are different sizes of infinities), and so, you can never run out of novel ways to connect the dots.

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