toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

innumerable
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

3 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
too numerous to be counted
  • A silk ladder of innumerable rungs climbs to his bobbing howdah.
    Episode 15 — Circe (6% in)
  • And by that way wend the herds innumerable of bellwethers and flushed ewes and shearling rams and lambs and stubble geese and medium steers and roaring mares and polled calves and longwoods and storesheep and Cuffe's prime springers and culls and sowpigs and baconhogs and the various different varieties of highly distinguished swine and Angus heifers and polly bulllocks of immaculate pedigree together with prime premiated milchcows and beeves: and there is ever heard a trampling,...
    Episode 12 — Cyclops (5% in)
  • ...the existence of a number computed to a relative degree of accuracy to be of such magnitude and of so many places, e.g., the 9th power of the 9th power of 9, that, the result having been obtained, 33 closely printed volumes of 1000 pages each of innumerable quires and reams of India paper would have to be requisitioned in order to contain the complete tale of its printed integers of units, tens, hundreds, thousands, tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands, millions, tens of millions,...
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (46% in)

There are no more uses of "innumerable" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®