Definition of countless in English:

countless

adjective

  • Too many to be counted; very many.

    ‘she'd apologized countless times before’
    • ‘We have seen, countless times, that banning a book will, in no way, prevent its being read.’
    • ‘He is a veteran of countless marathons, and we are not talking about the ordinary London kind.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘With its countless bars and clubs, the area is the hub of the town's nightlife.’
    • ‘He can try to save those countless millions but only by the sacrifice of his ship and crew.’
    • ‘The countless number of games where he doesn't put a foot wrong are all too often forgotten.’
    • ‘My mom made it her duty to make countless trips to the ministry to get them to place me in a school.’
    • ‘But he also starred in countless films which are so bad they have become notorious.’
    • ‘As countless tales have told us, it's always a bad idea to mess around with the past.’
    • ‘We've got countless jobs still to do on our new home, but we're getting there.’
    • ‘It is a tragedy that has befallen countless families through the generations.’
    • ‘Filled with countless tiny black seeds, it looks exactly like a seed pod should.’
    • ‘The problems of football management in the modern game are complex and countless.’
    • ‘There are countless dogs roaming around up there and the council needs to do more.’
    • ‘While others among us engaged in countless discussions about what to do and how to do it, Ann would already be doing it.’
    • ‘The garden is a savior to me, particularly in the warmer months when I get to spend countless hours picking and planting.’
    innumerable, untold, legion, numberless, unnumbered, numerous, very many, manifold, multitudinous, multifarious
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Pronunciation

countless

/ˈkoun(t)ləs//ˈkaʊn(t)ləs/