innumerable

[ih-noo-mer-uh-buh l, ih-nyoo-] /ɪˈnu mər ə bəl, ɪˈnyu-/
adjective
1.
very numerous.
2.
incapable of being counted; countless.
Also, innumerous.
Origin
1300–50; Middle English < Latin innumerābilis countless, innumerable, equivalent to in- in-3 + numerābilis that can be counted or numbered (numerā(re) to count + -bilis -ble)
Related forms
innumerableness, innumerability, noun
innumerably, adverb
quasi-innumerable, adjective
quasi-innumerably, adverb
Can be confused
enumerable, innumerable.
innumerable, innumerate.
Synonyms
1. See many. 2. numberless.
British Dictionary definitions for in-numerous
innumerable or innumerous (ɪˈnjuːmərəbəl, ɪˈnjuːmrəbəl)
 
adj
so many as to be uncountable; extremely numerous
 
innumerous or innumerous
 
adj
 
innumera'bility or innumerous
 
n
 
in'numerableness or innumerous
 
n
 
in'numerably or innumerous
 
adv

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Word Origin and History for in-numerous
innumerable
mid-14c., from L. innumerabilis, from in- "not" + numerabilis "able to be numbered" (see number).
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