Definition of countless in English:



  • Too many to be counted; very many.

    ‘she'd apologized countless times before’
    • ‘With its countless bars and clubs, the area is the hub of the town's nightlife.’
    • ‘Filled with countless tiny black seeds, it looks exactly like a seed pod should.’
    • ‘As countless tales have told us, it's always a bad idea to mess around with the past.’
    • ‘He is a veteran of countless marathons, and we are not talking about the ordinary London kind.’
    • ‘But he also starred in countless films which are so bad they have become notorious.’
    • ‘The problems of football management in the modern game are complex and countless.’
    • ‘All three drugs are sold widely on the web, with countless sites offering the pills by post.’
    • ‘Nor do people want to live in a system where their prosperity depends on the starvation of countless others.’
    • ‘For every smoker who claims to enjoy the habit there are countless others who are desperate to stop.’
    • ‘We've got countless jobs still to do on our new home, but we're getting there.’
    • ‘There are countless dogs roaming around up there and the council needs to do more.’
    • ‘My mom made it her duty to make countless trips to the ministry to get them to place me in a school.’
    • ‘We have seen, countless times, that banning a book will, in no way, prevent its being read.’
    • ‘The garden is a savior to me, particularly in the warmer months when I get to spend countless hours picking and planting.’
    • ‘He can try to save those countless millions but only by the sacrifice of his ship and crew.’
    • ‘I had to pass two floors and countless corridors before I arrived at the Physics room.’
    • ‘These alarms save countless lives every year, and every home should have them.’
    • ‘The countless number of games where he doesn't put a foot wrong are all too often forgotten.’
    • ‘It is a tragedy that has befallen countless families through the generations.’
    • ‘While others among us engaged in countless discussions about what to do and how to do it, Ann would already be doing it.’
    innumerable, untold, legion, numberless, unnumbered, numerous, very many, manifold, multitudinous, multifarious
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