myriad

If you've got myriad problems it doesn't mean you should call a myriad exterminator, it means you've got countless problems; loads of them; too many to count. Welcome to the club.

Myriad is one of those words rarely used in speech but only in written form. You would usually use a phrase like "lots of" or "loads of" instead. I mean, you could say "I've got myriad problems," but everyone would probably just laugh at you, and rightly so. Originally from ancient Latin and Greek words meaning "ten thousand" — so perhaps you can put a number on myriad, after all.

Definitions of myriad
1

n a large indefinite number

“he faced a myriad of details”
Type of:
large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity
an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude

n the cardinal number that is the product of ten and one thousand

Synonyms:
10000, ten thousand
Type of:
large integer
an integer equal to or greater than ten

adj too numerous to be counted

myriad stars”
Synonyms:
countless, infinite, innumerable, innumerous, multitudinous, numberless, uncounted, unnumberable, unnumbered, unnumerable
incalculable
not capable of being computed or enumerated

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