innumerate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

in- +‎ numerate

Adjective[edit]

innumerate ‎(comparative more innumerate, superlative most innumerate)

  1. Lacking numeracy.

Noun[edit]

innumerate ‎(plural innumerates)

  1. One who lacks numeracy skills.
    • 2009 October 6, Clyde Haberman, “Regarding Jonah, Dinkins, Bloomberg and the Importance of a Yankees Victory”, in New York Times[1]:
      Some innumerates simply refuse to accept that this decade, this century, this millennium all began on Jan. 1, 2001.