[ ih-noo-mer-it, ih-nyoo- ]
/ ɪˈnu mər ɪt, ɪˈnyu- /
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unfamiliar with mathematical concepts and methods; unable to use mathematics; not numerate.
an innumerate person.
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OTHER WORDS FROM innumeratein·nu·mer·a·cy, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for innumerate
Occasionally it crosses the line of self-satisfaction, as if to lament that the world is full of innumerate mouth-breathers.
Being innumerate, I need equivalencies to help my poor mind wrap around Grendel-size mathematical concepts.
British Dictionary definitions for innumerate
/ (ɪˈnjuːmərɪt) /
having neither knowledge nor understanding of mathematics or science
an innumerate person
Derived forms of innumerateinnumeracy, noun
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