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countless

[ kount-lis ]
/ ˈkaʊnt lɪs /
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adjective

too numerous to count; innumerable: the countless stars.

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Origin of countless

First recorded in 1580–90; count1 + -less
count·less·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for countless

countless
/ (ˈkaʊntlɪs) /

adjective

innumerable; myriad
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