countless

[ kount-lis ]
/ ˈkaʊnt lɪs /
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adjective

too numerous to count; innumerable: the countless stars.

Nearby words

  1. counting,
  2. counting chamber,
  3. counting house,
  4. counting number,
  5. counting room,
  6. countlessly,
  7. countrified,
  8. countrify,
  9. country,
  10. country and western

Origin of countless

First recorded in 1580–90; count1 + -less

SYNONYMS FOR countless
Related formscount·less·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for countlessly

countless

/ (ˈkaʊntlɪs) /

adjective

innumerable; myriad
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Word Origin and History for countlessly

countless

adj.

"numberless, uncountable," 1580s, from count (v.) + -less.

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