enumeration

[ ih-noo-muh-rey-shuh n, ih-nyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF enumeration

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His enumeration of a comparison with other lakes is at once harmonious and poetic.

And yet in this enumeration the greatest good of all is omitted.

And from this enumeration I shall draw some consequences in favour of drunkenness.

And I do not pretend to any interest in the enumeration of the great races of that year.

The prognostic importance of the enumeration of the white blood corpuscles.

I suggested, as Mrs. Groves hesitated in her enumeration of accomplishments.

In the enumeration of the planets the moon is mentioned first.

Often the response consists of a mixture of enumeration and description.

The enumeration of them all would require more time than we have.

The ancient writers also testify that an enumeration is not necessary.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, from Middle French énumération, from Latin enumerationem (nominative enumeratio) "a counting up," noun of action from past participle stem of enumerare "to reckon up, count over, enumerate," from ex- "from" (see ex-) + numerare "to count, number," from numerus "number" (see number (n.)).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ENUMERATION

catalog/catalogue

nounwritten or printed matter featuring a selection of objects
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