or in·nu·mer·ous

[ ih-noo-mer-uh-buh l or ih-noo-mer-uh s; ih-nyoo- ]
/ ɪˈnu mər ə bəl or ɪˈnu mər əs; ɪˈnyu- /


very numerous.
incapable of being counted; countless.

Origin of innumerable

1300–50; Middle English < Latin innumerābilis countless, innumerable, equivalent to in- in-3 + numerābilis that can be counted or numbered (numerā(re) to count + -bilis -ble)

SYNONYMS FOR innumerable

1 See many.
2 numberless.

Related forms

in·nu·mer·a·ble·ness, in·nu·mer·a·bil·i·ty, nounin·nu·mer·a·bly, adverbqua·si-in·nu·mer·a·ble, adjectivequa·si-in·nu·mer·a·bly, adverb

Can be confused

enumerable innumerableinnumerable innumerate Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for innumerable



/ (ɪˈnjuːmərəbəl, ɪˈnjuːmrəbəl) /


so many as to be uncountable; extremely numerous

Derived Forms

innumerability or innumerableness, nouninnumerably, adverb
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