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I'm looking for any recognized name or perhaps to coin a term that that refers to a proper name given for a list of things that is regularly defined by the number of things in a list:

  • Seven Deadly Sins
  • Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
  • Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
  • Five Stages of Denial

Has anyone heard of a name for what these are called?

If you had to come up with a name, what would it be? Enumeronym? (Hate pairing Latin and Greek roots, but...)

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"Enumeration" or "enumerated set" generally describes such a list. I'm not aware of any more precise word for it. As for creating a word for it, as you asked, I'd say you're on the right track using "enumerate" as the root word. "Enumerism" perhaps, which follows a similar construction as euphemism, criticism, etc.

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You are probably the best off with enumeration.

But you could also use tally or plural, tallies depending on your style requirements.

See both enumeration and tally in the thesaurus.

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