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Definitions of numberless

  1. Innumerable; countless. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Without number: more than can be counted. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. More than can be counted. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. Not admitting of being counted; innumerable; cardinal numbers, are one, two, three, &c.,; ordinal numbers, are first, second, third, &c.; golden number, the cycle of the moon, or revolution of 19 years, obtained by adding 1 to the year a.d., and dividing by 19-the quotient being the number of cycles since christ, and the remainder the golden number-so called from having formerly been written in the calendar in gold; abstract number, a number considered apart from anything, as 6; concrete number, its opposite, means a number limiting or designating something, as 6 pence, 6 feet; prime number, a number that can only be divided by unity or 1; square number, the product of a number multiplied by itself; whole number, an integer; not a fraction. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for numberless

  1. In October, 1840, Emerson writes to Carlyle:- We are all a little wild here with numberless projects of social reform. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  2. Minds would leave each other in contrary directions, traverse each other in numberless points, and at last greet each other at the journey's end. – Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends by John Keats
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