ad nauseam

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adverb ad nau·se·am \ ad-ˈnȯ-zē-əm also -ˌam \

Definition of ad nauseam

:to a sickening or excessive degree
  • a topic that has been discussed and analyzed ad nauseam

Origin and Etymology of ad nauseam

Latin


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