Definition of without number in US English:

without number


  • Too many to count.

    ‘they forgot the message times without number’
    • ‘A theology of blessing begins with God, the fountain of all blessings, whose benevolence toward his creation produces mercies without number.’
    • ‘But Leander, a born fighter who had proved times without number that he would never take defeat lying down, recovered in a fashion that can well be described as a miracle.’
    • ‘In today's Highlands, the march of the modern means that the hills support unsaleable sheep and the shores inedible shellfish; salmon are caged and deer without number pollute the bens.’
    • ‘Now 72 years old, he has won awards without number, including, in 1984, the Nobel Peace Prize.’
    • ‘For the next year or so, he trotted out that phrase times without number.’
    • ‘This is in sharp contrast to the stand of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad which has made no such commitment and reiterated times without number that it shall accept only a favourable judicial verdict!’
    • ‘Echenoz seems to have met his publisher face to face times without number over the years, without any suggestion that a hired intermediary would be a good idea.’
    • ‘These examples could be multiplied almost without number.’
    • ‘The web sites devoted to Hitchcock and his films are almost without number.’
    • ‘May your joys be without number and your troubles few.’
    innumerable, countless, unlimited, endless, limitless, untold, an infinite number of, an incalculable number of, more than one can count, too many to be counted, without number, uncountable, uncounted
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