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[uhn-nuhm-berd] /ʌnˈnʌm bərd/
having no number or numbers as identification:
unnumbered pages.
countless; innumerable:
the unnumbered grains of sand.
Origin of unnumbered
1325-75; Middle English unnoumbred. See un-1, numbered Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • For thousands of years this process has been going on, and through years unnumbered it will be continued.

    The Cambrian Sketch-Book R. Rice Davies
  • It was a moment fraught with peril, and with unnumbered possibilities.

    A Woman at Bay Nicholas Carter
  • I feel now and have always felt with unnumbered thousands that his life has indeed been that of a foremost public benefactor.

    Ryerson Memorial Volume J. George Hodgins
  • But in unnumbered ways can they receive good at the hands of their fellow-men.

    The Deaf Harry Best
  • What strange ideas, what unnumbered obstacles, they put in my head.

    The Dream Emile Zola
  • And yet these Japanese lands have been in cultivation for unnumbered centuries.

  • Beyond the pampas again tower the unnumbered peaks of the Cordillera, and among them all things, minerally speaking, are possible.

    Through the Heart of Patagonia H. Hesketh Prichard
  • And when, with cynical egoism, they have collected their unnumbered dollars, what do they do with them?

    American Sketches Charles Whibley
  • The rhythms seem to approach the wild, unnumbered rhythms of the forest and the wind and the nickering sunlight.

    Musical Portraits Paul Rosenfeld
  • In the book this page is unnumbered and at the start of the book.

    Cities of the Dawn J. Ewing Ritchie
British Dictionary definitions for unnumbered


countless; innumerable
not counted or assigned a number
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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