- 1A large number: a multitude of medical conditions are due to being overweightMore example sentences
- Today the seas teem with multitudes of creatures comprising hundred of thousands of species.
- To even imply that is to insult the mind-set and values of those faceless multitudes who flock to the cinema halls every other day and make or mar the fortunes of many a film.
- The centre piece is the Victoria Falls in Livingstone which has so far played host to multitudes of tourists visiting the city.
- 1.3 (the multitude) The mass of ordinary people without power or influence: placing ultimate political power in the hands of the multitudeMore example sentences
crowd, gathering, assembly, congregation, flock, throng, horde, mob• formal concoursepeople, populace, masses, rank and file, commonality, plebeians, proletariat; mob• humorous sheeple• historical third estate
- It is no longer feasible to convince the multitudes to expect little from their leaders, now that they have learned of international standards of governance.
- The danger of these regimes is also in inflicting on multitudes the state of mass fear and, consequently, the state of psychological abnormality.
- And those faceless multitudes, often unlettered, usually uneducated, have been able to guess it right.
cover a multitude of sins
- see cover.
Middle English: via Old French from Latin multitudo, from multus 'many'.