Multitude

Definition of Multitude

Mul´ti`tude
n.1.A great number of persons collected together; a numerous collection of persons; a crowd; an assembly.
But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them.
- Matt. ix. 36.
2.A great number of persons or things, regarded collectively; as, the book will be read by a multitude of people; the multitude of stars; a multitude of cares.
It is a fault in a multitude of preachers, that they utterly neglect method in their harangues.
- I. Watts.
A multitude of flowers
As countless as the stars on high.
- Longfellow.
3.The state of being many; numerousness.
They came as grasshoppers for multitude.
- Judg. vi. 5.
The multitude
the populace; the mass of men.

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