Innumerable In*nu`mer*a*ble, a. [L. innumerabilis : cf. F. innumefable. See {In-} not, and {Numerable}.] Not capable of being counted, enumerated, or numbered, for multitude; countless; numberless; unnumbered, hence, indefinitely numerous; of great number. [1913 Webster]

Innumerable as the stars of night. --Milton. -- {In*nu"mer*a*ble*ness}, n. -- {In*nu"mer*a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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