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multitudinous

[muhl-ti-tood-n-uh s, -tyood-] /ˌmʌl tɪˈtud n əs, -ˈtyud-/
adjective
1.
forming a multitude or great number; existing, occurring, or present in great numbers; very numerous.
2.
comprising many items, parts, or elements.
3.
Archaic. crowded or thronged.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin multitūdin- (stem of multitūdō) multitude + -ous
Related forms
multitudinously, adverb
multitudinousness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for multitudinous

multitudinous

/ˌmʌltɪˈtjuːdɪnəs/
adjective
1.
very numerous
2.
(rare) great in extent, variety, etc
3.
(poetic) crowded
Derived Forms
multitudinously, adverb
multitudinousness, noun
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Word Origin and History for multitudinous
adj.

c.1600, first in Shakespeare, from Latin multitudin-, stem of multitudo (see multitude) + -ous. Related: Multitudinously; multitudinousness.

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