multitudinousness

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n multitudinousness a very large number (especially of people)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n multitudinousness The character or state of being multitudinous.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Multitudinousness the state or quality of being multitudinous
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. multitudomultus, many.

Usage

In literature:

Their flocks and herds are multitudinous.
"The World's Greatest Books, Volume 19" by Various
In Chapter V. will be found some idea of the bewildering and multitudinous forms they assume.
"The Romance of Names" by Ernest Weekley
The multitudinous slaughter of campaigns like the Wilderness had an awful background of woful families.
"The Negro and the Nation" by George S. Merriam
That worthy of multitudinous duties immediately appeared and received orders to arrange the detail for the reconnaissance duty.
"Bamboo Tales" by Ira L. Reeves
Now, in precisely the same sense Darwin calls the multitudinous variations of plants and animals accidental.
"Darwin, and After Darwin (Vol. 1 and 3, of 3)" by George John Romanes
The multitudinous shrilling of the grasshoppers adds emphasis to the white heats of the air.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 26, August, 1880" by Various
This may appear heresy anent the multitudinous writings to the contrary.
"Mushrooms: how to grow them" by William Falconer
The air is cold; the sky is of a sombre blue; the multitudinous stars palpitate.
"The Temptation of St. Antony" by Gustave Flaubert
The underhand affairs, the intrigues, the secret goings-on that exist here are multitudinous.
"In the Mayor's Parlour" by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
Then there was a multitudinous murmur.
"The Manxman A Novel - 1895" by Hall Caine
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In poetry:

Who, then, was Cestius,
And what is he to me? -
Amid thick thoughts and memories multitudinous
One thought alone brings he.
"Rome: At the Pyramid Of Cestius. (Near The Graves Of Shelley & Keats)" by Thomas Hardy
Here in the porch
Upon the multitudinous silences
Of the kingdoms of the grave,
We twain are you and I--two ghosts Omnipotence
Can touch no more . . . no more!
"The Shadow Of Dawn" by William Ernest Henley
A multitudinous monotone
Of dust and flower and seed and stone,
In the deep sea-rock's mid-sea sloth,
In the live water's trembling zone,
In all men love and loathe,
One God at growth.
"On The Downs" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
Once again within the city, 'mid its multitudinous din,
Stand I, while, as sinks a leaf when left by the uncertain wind,
So the daily village quiet, and the calm I had within,
Shrinks before the magic contact of the ever-shaping mind.
"City And Village" by Alexander Anderson

In news:

Quantum entanglements unify the infinitesimal aspects of virtual particles into momentary states between existence and nonexistence, while precise cosmological constants undergird the multitudinous dimensions of space-time.
Last YEAR AT THIS TIME, IT WAS MY GREAT PLEASURE TO experience Shakespeare at Benbow Lake for the first time, as a guest of one of the multitudinous volunteers who put on this annual shindig.
Day-Lewis's Lincoln is the spiritual center of the film, but he's ringed by a multitudinous cast of characters, including David Strathairn as trusted Secretary of State William Seward.
When it comes to this perfect meal of small plates and multitudinous tastes, Chef Philip Ho is the man.
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In science:

To answer these questions, we will first try to answer the contrapositive of question 1: A polycrystal specimen represents a system with multitudinous degrees of freedom.
Equivalent Strain in Simple Shear Deformations
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