Numerousness
Numerous Nu"mer*ous, a. [L. numerosus. See {Number}.] 1. Consisting of a great number of units or individual objects; being many; as, a numerous army; numerous objections. [1913 Webster]

Such and so numerous was their chivalry. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Consisting of poetic numbers; rhythmical; measured and counted; melodious; musical. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Such prompt eloquence Flowed from their lips, in prose or numerous verse. --Milton. [1913 Webster] -- {Nu"mer*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Nu"mer*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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