Definitions

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  • adj. Obsolete form of innumerable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Innumerable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Innumerable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. too numerous to be counted

Etymologies

un- +‎ numerable (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I think of the unnumerable tiny beasts that have jangled in that pale forest; of the winged blue jewels of butterfly risen from it to hover on the wild-rustling blades; of that continual music played there by the wind; of the chicory and poppy flowers that have been its lights-o 'love, as it grew tawny and full of life, before the appointed date when it should return to its captivity.

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • It was a cookery book, full of unnumerable old fashions of English dishes, and illustrated with engravings, which represented the arrangements of the table at such banquets as it might have befitted a nobleman to give, in the great hall of his castle.

    The House of the Seven Gables

  • I sat down before him and for three consecutive hours I narrated scandalous histories unnumerable, which, however, I told simply and not spicily, since I felt ascetically disposed and obliged myself to speak with a contrition I did not feel, for when I recounted my follies I was very far from finding the remembrance of them disagreeable.

    The Complete Memoirs of Jacques Casanova

  • How could you not have heard the hate fill trash that was repeated unnumerable times over a 20 year period.

    Chicagoray's Views and News

  • I think of the unnumerable tiny beasts that have jangled in that pale forest; of the winged blue jewels of butterfly risen from it to hover on the wild-rustling blades; of that continual music played there by the wind; of the chicory and poppy flowers that have been its lights-o’ love, as it grew tawny and full of life, before the appointed date when it should return to its captivity.

    The Inn of Tranquillity: Studies and Essays

  • "But much more serious were the unnumerable allegations and evidence of security force complicity in vigilante activity and massacres, said the HRC.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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