from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Innumerable; countless: the unnumbered stars.
  • adj. Not marked with an identifying number: unnumbered pages.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Not identified with a number
  • adj. Too numerous to be counted; countless or innumerable

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not numbered; not counted or estimated; innumerable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not numbered; hence, innumerable; indefinitely numerous.

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

  • adj. too numerous to be counted


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  • Felix and helped him with advice and kindness in unnumbered ways.

    The Windy Hill

  • -- and the echo rose in unnumbered voices of lonely lips, toned with wondrous gratitude, "Free, Free, Free!"

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  • Hour is ripe to recall unnumbered tribulations, sacrifices heroically endured by the dawn-breakers, culminating in Bahá’u’lláh’s afflictive imprisonment in

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  • William vanden Heuvel Diary, last unnumbered box in the Donovan collection

    Wild Bill Donovan

  • Yet even they must honour the astonishing ingenuity with which he furnishes clues that tempt you in one direction when quite another is wanted; serves up idiosyncratic treats like his alphabetical crosswords, where you have to fill the answers into an unnumbered grid; or somehow gathers so many composers or cattle or cricket grounds into one puzzle that his customers gasp in wonder.

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  • As we come marching, marching, unnumbered women dead

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  • Of course, I managed to read them somewhat out of order (I mistakenly thought the unnumbered issue of “Reborn” was the first, not the last issue).

    Day in the Life of an Idiot

  • Over the following years and to current day, card companies still spit out several different types of jersey cards from unnumbered to those rare cards for a set in which only one is made.

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  • Unknown and unnumbered billions of men have been so destroyed in prehistoric times.


  • Both Bella's and Martha's eyes were luminous-moist, as the old retainer repeated the lomi and the mele to Martha, and as they talked with her in the ancient tongue and asked the immemorial questions about her health and age and great-great-grandchildren — she who had lomied them as babies in the great house at Kilohana, as her ancestresses had lomied their ancestresses back through the unnumbered generations.



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