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numberless

[ nuhm-ber-lis ]

adjective

  1. so great in number that no numerically expressed amount is reasonable or possible; innumerable; countless; myriad.

    Synonyms: numerous, untold, uncounted

  2. without any numerals or numbers:

    This account used to allow numberless passwords, but access now requires a password that includes at least one numeral.



numberless

/ ˈnʌmbəlɪs /

adjective

  1. too many to be counted; countless
  2. not containing or consisting of numbers


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Derived Forms

  • ˈnumberlessness, noun
  • ˈnumberlessly, adverb

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Word History and Origins

Origin of numberless1

First recorded in 1565–75; number + -less

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Example Sentences

Numberless crowded streets—high growths of iron, slender, strong, light, splendidly uprising toward clear skies.

I shall bring his two quartos back with me, and will point out numberless mistakes; but there are many excellent things in them.

To the graves of women especially we look for the recovery of numberless articles of use and adornment.

Dauntlessly, in spite of thorns and the numberless scratches they inflicted, Digby led the way.

There are German clubs and schools, and numberless clerks from all parts of Germany are to be found in business houses.

Numberless birds, many of large size, flew through the air or waded on the banks.

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