numerous

[noo-mer-uhs, nyoo-]
adjective
1.
very many; being or existing in great quantity: numerous visits; numerous fish.
2.
consisting of or comprising a great number of units or individuals: Recent audiences have been more numerous.

Origin:
1580–90; < Latin numerōsus consisting of a great number, numerous, equivalent to nume-r(us) number + -ōsus -ous

numerously, adverb
numerousness, numerosity [noo-muh-ros-i-tee, nyoo-] , noun
overnumerous, adjective
overnumerously, adverb
overnumerousness, noun
supernumerous, adjective
supernumerously, adverb
supernumerousness, noun
unnumerous, adjective
unnumerously, adverb
unnumerousness, noun


1. See many.
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numerous (ˈnjuːmərəs)
 
adj
1.  being many
2.  consisting of many units or parts: a numerous collection
 
'numerously
 
adv
 
'numerousness
 
n

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Word Origin & History

numerous
c.1586, from L. numerosus "numerous," from numerus "number" (see number).
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Example sentences
The city features major retailers, numerous restaurants and internationally
  recognized wineries.
During the past decade, numerous discoveries have been made that have confirmed
  the hypothesis that birds evolved from dinosaurs.
There are numerous decking materials that accommodate a wide variety of
  lifestyles and budgets.
Progress is the result of numerous small increments with the occasional
  breakthrough.
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