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Antonyms for numerous

few, limited, countable.

Quotes of numerous

  1. I am leaving the town to the invaders: increasingly numerous mediocre, dirty, badly behaved, shameless tourists. – Brigitte Bardot
  2. This is not to be cocky, but, I go over real well at Comic -Con. I've done quite a few Comic -Cons, and I enjoy the hell out of them. They are so much fun, and so bizarre. I've done the FX Show in Florida, Wizard -World in Chicago, Comic -Con in San Diego, Wonder -Con in San Francisco, the Comic -Con in New York, and I've done them numerous times. – Kristen Bell
  3. Despotism increases in severity with the number of despots; the responsibility is more divided, and the claims are more numerous – William Wells Brown
  4. Two new reports indicate that, under Bush, the Army is overstretched and under enormous strain. The National Guard and reserves have been weakened and we are experiencing numerous recruiting problems. – Jim Clyburn
  5. The presence of American troops is fueling the insurgency in Iraq, as acknowledged by General Casey and numerous other experts, and is helping terrorist recruiters build their numbers across the globe. – John Conyers
  6. Is it not rather what we expect in men, that they should have numerous strands of experience lying side by side and never compare them with each other? – George Eliot
  7. I think I'm in the best place I've ever been in so many ways. I've just come out of five years of very difficult times for numerous reasons and yet at the same time it's lead to such growth. It's very exciting that way. – Erin Gray
  8. In front of us lay a smooth sandy beach, beyond which rose gradually a high wooded country, and behind us was the sea, studded with numerous islands of every variety of form. – George Grey
  9. People take the longest possible paths, digress to numerous dead ends, and make all kinds of mistakes. Then historians come along and write summaries of this messy, nonlinear process and make it appear like a simple, straight line. – Dean Kamen
  10. Darwin investigated the numerous facts obtained by naturalists in living nature and analysed them through the prism of practical experience. – Trofim Lysenko
  11. In recent years personal injury attorneys and trial lawyers have attacked the food industry with numerous lawsuits alleging that these businesses should pay monetary damages to those who, of their own accord, consume too much of a legal, safe product. – Bob Ney
  12. In a state where corruption abounds, laws must be very numerous – Tacitus
  13. Adam's abduction was our private hell- but it was not an isolated incident. On any given day, any number of children are absent from their homes for diverse and numerous reasons. – John Walsh

Usage examples for numerous

  1. And there sang all those whose notes are known to human ears, as well as those whose far more numerous notes have never been heard by man. – Tales of Three Hemispheres by Lord Dunsany
  2. The Moravians are the next most numerous body. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  3. In truth, I may add another reason, besides fear of the robbers, that makes me desire as numerous a train as possible. – Rienzi by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  4. You have, no doubt, formed some idea of Weston's wants, which are rather numerous – The Gold Trail by Harold Bindloss
  5. On the other hand, he had numerous sympathisers. – Native Races and the War by Josephine Elizabeth Butler
  6. I doubt if rich folks who like a square deal are numerous – Partners of the Out-Trail by Harold Bindloss
  7. The prophets were almost more numerous in the kingdom of Israel than in that of Judah; and yet the entire history knows of only two instances of prophets being sent from the kingdom of Judah to that of Israel, viz. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1 by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
  8. The flies are numerous and busy- the horses can barely stand still, and nod their heads to shake them off. – Hodge and His Masters by Richard Jefferies
  9. Well, that's a pretty numerous family for one small girl to care for. – A Missionary Twig by Emma L. Burnett
  10. They were numerous and drawn from very different classes. – The Life of Froude by Herbert Paul
  11. A more numerous class than the lawyers was made up of the merchants, small and large. – The Siege of Boston by Allen French
  12. His interests were numerous and varied. – The Invention of the Sewing Machine by Grace Rogers Cooper
  13. Napoleon, who had his headquarters on the preceding day at Reudnitz, four miles from Leipsic, removed them for the night into the open field, from which the city could be seen, and behind it the numerous fires of the allies gleamed through the gathering shades. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  14. His army was not numerous but he had confidence in it and in himself. – Rulers of India: Akbar by George Bruce Malleson
  15. After numerous propositions to amend, and speeches against the bill by Messrs. – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  16. However, this should be performed during the season when the flies are less numerous – The Veterinarian by Chas. J. Korinek
  17. But the special cases which justify parents in sending young children to boarding schools are numerous now that established home life is growing more rare, and they have to be counted with in any large school. – The Education of Catholic Girls by Janet Erskine Stuart
  18. When Clem, with an air of having had word from a numerous kitchen crew, stood before us and bowed out, " Miss Cahline, dinneh is suhved!" – The Boss of Little Arcady by Harry Leon Wilson
  19. We were just passing the numerous shows upon the vacant lots. – The-Life-of-Phineas-T-Barnum by Benton, Joel
  20. Numerous lovely objects still in existence were made for them, and would not have been made at all if they had not been the men they were. – The Book of Art for Young People by Agnes Conway Sir Martin Conway

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