incalculability


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in·cal·cu·la·ble

 (ĭn-kăl′kyə-lə-bəl)
adj.
1.
a. Impossible to calculate: an incalculable number of ants.
b. Too great to be calculated or reckoned: incalculable suffering.
2. Impossible to foresee; unpredictable: "The motions of her mind were as incalculable as the flit of a bird" (Edith Wharton).

in·cal′cu·la·bil′i·ty n.
in·cal′cu·la·bly adv.
Synonyms: incalculable, countless, immeasurable, incomputable, inestimable, infinite, innumerable, measureless
These adjectives mean being greater than can be calculated or reckoned: incalculable riches; countless hours; an immeasurable distance; an incomputable amount; jewels of inestimable value; an infinite number of reasons; innumerable difficulties; measureless power.
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