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  • noun rare The quality or condition of being too numerous.


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First attested in 1890; formed as overnumerous +‎ -ness.


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  • The longest word I can make without using either upper or lower strokes. (As with "q" and "t.")

    December 9, 2007

  • Hi mr_write! Dmitri Borgmann called such words narrow words. I agree with you in not using the plural overnumerousnesses, which is sometimes called the longest narrow word. It's too contrived for my taste.

    December 9, 2007