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numberless

[nuhm-ber-lis]
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adjective
  1. innumerable; countless; myriad.
  2. without a number.
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Origin of numberless

First recorded in 1565–75; number + -less

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Related Words for numberless

countless, endless, incalculable, innumerable, many, multitudinous, myriad, numerous, umpteen, uncounted, untold, jillion, uncountable, heaps, unnumbered, zillion

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Contemporary Examples of numberless

Historical Examples of numberless

  • Under foot the soil was springy with the mould of numberless autumns.

    The Forest

    Stewart Edward White

  • Numberless women have withered in this unprofitable service to chastity.

    The Truth About Woman

    C. Gasquoine Hartley

  • But what numberless causes tend to destroy these rare beings!

  • And what numberless and powerful causes tend to destroy these rare natures!

  • I have heard that given as a reason for numberless inflictions.

    Barrington

    Charles James Lever


British Dictionary definitions for numberless

numberless

adjective
  1. too many to be counted; countless
  2. not containing or consisting of numbers
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Derived Formsnumberlessly, adverbnumberlessness, noun
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