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.]
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ad nauseam

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

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

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

ad nauseam

[ˌædˈnɔːsɪæm] ADVhasta la saciedad
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ad nauseam

[ædˈnɔːziæm] advà satiété
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ad nauseam

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

[ˌædˈnɔːsɪæm] advfino alla nausea, a non finire
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