nu·mer·ous /ˈnumrəs, ˈnumə; ˈnjum, ˈnjumə-/
1. Consisting of a great number of units or individual objects; being many; as, a numerous army; numerous objections.
Such and so numerous was their chivalry. --Milton.
2. Consisting of poetic numbers; rhythmical; measured and counted; melodious; musical. [Obs.]
Such prompt eloquence
Flowed from their lips, in prose or numerous verse. --Milton.
-- Nu*mer*ous*ly, adv. -- Nu*mer*ous*ness, n.
adj : amounting to a large indefinite number; "numerous times";
"the family was numerous"