Myriad Definition

mĭrē-əd
adjective
Of an indefinitely large number; countless; innumerable.
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Of a highly varied nature.
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Composed of numerous diverse elements or facets.
The myriad life of the metropolis.
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Antonyms:
noun
Any indefinitely large number.
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Ten thousand.
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A great number of persons or things.
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Other Word Forms of Myriad

Noun

Singular:
myriad
Plural:
myriads

Origin of Myriad

  • From French myriade, from Late Latin myriadis (genitive of myrias), from Ancient Greek μυριάδος (myriados), genitive of μυριάς (myrias, “number of 10,000"), from μύριος (myrios, “numberless, countless, infinite").

    From Wiktionary

  • Greek mūrias mūriad- ten thousand from mūrios countless

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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