multitudinous


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mul·ti·tu·di·nous

 (mŭl′tĭ-to͞od′n-əs, -tyo͞od′-)
adj.
1. Very numerous; existing in great numbers.
2. Consisting of many parts.
3. Populous; crowded.

[From Latin multitūdō, multitūdin-, multitude; see multitude.]

mul′ti·tu′di·nous·ly adv.
mul′ti·tud′in·ous·ness n.

multitudinous

(ˌmʌltɪˈtjuːdɪnəs) or

multitudinary

adj
1. very numerous
2. rare great in extent, variety, etc
3. poetic crowded
ˌmultiˈtudinously adv
ˌmultiˈtudinousness n

mul•ti•tu•di•nous

(ˌmʌl tɪˈtud n əs, -ˈtyud-)

adj.
1. existing in great numbers; numerous.
2. comprising many parts or elements.
3. Archaic. crowded.
[1595–1605; < Latin multitūdin- multitude + -ous]
mul`ti•tu′di•nous•ly, adv.
mul`ti•tu′di•nous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.multitudinous - too numerous to be countedmultitudinous - too numerous to be counted; "incalculable riches"; "countless hours"; "an infinite number of reasons"; "innumerable difficulties"; "the multitudinous seas"; "myriad stars"; "untold thousands"
incalculable - not capable of being computed or enumerated

multitudinous

adjective numerous, many, considerable, countless, legion, infinite, abounding, abundant, myriad, teeming, innumerable, copious, manifold, profuse He was a man of multitudinous talents.

multitudinous

adjective
Amounting to or consisting of a large, indefinite number:
Idiom: quite a few.
Translations

multitudinous

[ˌmʌltɪˈtjuːdɪnəs] ADJmuy numeroso, numerosísimo

multitudinous

adjzahlreich
References in classic literature ?
It was only one phase of the multitudinous emotions which had assailed her.
The pavement round about the above-described edifice -- which we may as well name at once as the Custom-House of the port -- has grass enough growing in its chinks to show that it has not, of late days, been worn by any multitudinous resort of business.
Rather carried down alive to wondrous depths, where strange shapes of the unwarped primal world glided to and fro before his passive eyes; and the miser-merman, Wisdom, revealed his hoarded heaps; and among the joyous, heartless, ever-juvenile eternities, Pip saw the multitudinous, God-omnipresent, coral insects, that out of the firmament of waters heaved the colossal orbs.
Another bugle blast - the gate flies open, the bull plunges in, furious, trembling, blinking in the blinding light, and stands there, a magnificent creature, centre of those multitudinous and admiring eyes, brave, ready for battle, his attitude a challenge.
We got away pretty early in the morning, after a hot breakfast, and went bowling over a hard, smooth road, through the summer loveliness of Switzerland, with near and distant lakes and mountains before and about us for the entertainment of the eye, and the music of multitudinous birds to charm the ear.
If she did, she need not coin her smiles so lavishly, flash her glances so unremittingly, manufacture airs so elaborate, graces so multitudinous.
I am speaking now in relation to Raveloe and the parishes that resembled it; for our old-fashioned country life had many different aspects, as all life must have when it is spread over a various surface, and breathed on variously by multitudinous currents, from the winds of heaven to the thoughts of men, which are for ever moving and crossing each other with incalculable results.
I cried involuntarily, as the song ended amid multitudinous applause; and I thus attracted the attention of another who sat near me as lonely as myself, but evidently quite at home in the place.
The fluctuating and, taking its future increase into the account, the multitudinous composition of that body, forbid us to expect in it those qualities which are essential to the proper execution of such a trust.
A noise of confused, multitudinous chirping or twittering issued from them at intervals as long as they were moving; but sometimes they ceased from motion, and then all was silence.
Once ashore he kept out of sight of the two-story atrocity that bore the legend "Hotel" to lure unsuspecting wayfarers to its multitudinous discomforts.
They were all stalking seaward, as if to intercept the escape of the multitudinous vessels that were crowded between Foulness and the Naze.