[ noo-mer-uh s, nyoo- ]
/ ˈnu mər əs, ˈnyu- /
very many; being or existing in great quantity: numerous visits; numerous fish.
consisting of or comprising a great number of units or individuals: Recent audiences have been more numerous.
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Origin of numerous
OTHER WORDS FROM numerous
nu·mer·ous·ly, adverbnu·mer·ous·ness, nu·me·ros·i·ty [noo-muh-ros-i-tee, nyoo-] /ˌnu məˈrɒs ɪ ti, ˌnyu-/, nouno·ver·nu·mer·ous, adjectiveo·ver·nu·mer·ous·ly, adverb
o·ver·nu·mer·ous·ness, nounsu·per·nu·mer·ous, adjectivesu·per·nu·mer·ous·ly, adverbsu·per·nu·mer·ous·ness, nounun·nu·mer·ous, adjectiveun·nu·mer·ous·ly, adverbun·nu·mer·ous·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for numerousness
If memory consisted in the preservation of images,232 their numerousness would not weaken memory.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 3|Plotinos (Plotinus)
British Dictionary definitions for numerousness
/ (ˈnjuːmərəs) /
consisting of many units or partsa numerous collection
Derived forms of numerousnumerously, adverbnumerousness, noun
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