ad nauseam


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ad nau·se·am

 (ăd nô′zē-əm)
adv.
To a disgusting or ridiculous degree; to the point of nausea.

[Latin ad, to + nauseam, accusative of nausea, sickness.]

ad nauseam

(æd ˈnɔːzɪˌæm; -sɪ-)
adv
to a disgusting extent
[Latin: to (the point of) nausea]

ad nau•se•am

(æd ˈnɔ zi əm, -ˌæm)
adv.
to a sickening or disgusting degree.
[< Latin: literally, to seasickness]

ad nauseam

A Latin phrase meaning to the point of nausea, used to mean to a point where someone is disgusted.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.ad nauseam - to a sickening extent; "he played the song ad nauseam"

ad nauseam

adverb (Latin) again and again, over and over (again), on and on, time and (time) again, time after time, ad infinitum, times without number We discussed it ad nauseum.
Translations
bis zum Geht-nicht-mehr

ad nauseam

[ˌædˈnɔːsɪæm] ADVhasta la saciedad

ad nauseam

[ædˈnɔːziæm] advà satiété

ad nauseam

advbis zum Überdruss, bis zum Geht-nicht-mehr (inf); and so on ad nauseamund so weiter, und so weiter

ad nauseam

[ˌædˈnɔːsɪæm] advfino alla nausea, a non finire
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