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Etymology

uncountable + -ly or un- + countably

Adverb

uncountably (not comparable)

Positive
uncountably

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Too many to be counted (either by reason of being infinite or for practical constraints).
    The stars in the sky are uncountably many, even a life time would not suffice to number them all.
  2. (mathematics) In a way that is incapable of being put into one-to-one correspondence with the natural numbers or any subset thereof.
    • 2004, Jayant V. Deshpande, Mathematical Analysis And Applications: An Introduction, page 55
      If a set is neither finite nor countably infinite, it is said to be uncountably infinite or simply uncountable.
  3. An intensifier, a particularly great or vast number.

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