Origin of innumerableMiddle English from Classical Latin innumerabilis: see in- and numerable
The definition of innumerable is something with too many parts to be counted.
An example of innumerable is the grains of sand on a beach.
too numerous to be counted; countless: often used hyperbolically
also Old Poet.in·nu′mer·ous
Too numerous to be counted; numberless. See Synonyms at incalculable.
Origin of innumerableMiddle English from Latin innumerābilis in- not ; see in- 1. numerābilis countable ; see numerable .
(comparative more innumerable, superlative most innumerable)
- I've eliminated innumerable enemies of yours the past few years.
- Innumerable so-called chances accompany him everywhere.
- He or his school introduced innumerable ritual customs, some of them beautiful enough.
- On the eastern side are numerous sand hills, formed by the wind into innumerable fantastic shapes, sometimes covered with stunted trees and scanty vegetation, but usually bare and rising to heights of from 150 to 250 ft.
- Formerly Bagdad was intersected by innumerable canals and aqueducts which carried the water of both the Euphrates and the Tigris through the streets and into the houses.