ad nauseam

adverb
ad nau·​se·​am | \ ad-ˈnȯ-zē-əm How to pronounce ad nauseam (audio) also -ˌam \

Definition of ad nauseam

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

Examples of ad nauseam in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Instead of an elegant entity made up of macromolecules spring-loaded to enter cells, unfurl, and produce progeny ad nauseam, the antivirals make sure that the viruses that enter human hosts are the last of their kind. Dan Werb, Time, 16 Mar. 2022 The Salt Lake City native has been asked about that experience ad nauseam since then. Julie Jag, The Salt Lake Tribune, 7 Feb. 2022 If the $5-billion building was indeed the Rams’ house — as the franchise’s tagline suggests ad nauseam — then the 49ers aficionados crashed the ADU out back and threw themselves a carne asada. Los Angeles Times, 31 Jan. 2022 Every angle, story line and narrative about the game will be discussed ad nauseam by prognosticators and pundits. Adam Burke Vsin, Los Angeles Times, 30 Jan. 2022 This has been mentioned ad nauseam, but the Udoka Azubuike over Bane selection is utterly indefensible by anyone with access to game film, a stat sheet, or just good ol’ common sense. Andy Larsen, The Salt Lake Tribune, 28 Jan. 2022 For film companies, the transactions are equally easy to spot, since the film company is typically offered an absurdly high price for a development project, and the documents refer to Section 181 ad nauseam. Schuyler Moore, Forbes, 19 Jan. 2022 Expect this mantra to be repeated ad nauseam throughout this legislative session. orlandosentinel.com, 14 Jan. 2022 The Kenosha violence is sure to be repeated ad nauseam, given that the country has failed even to try to address its root causes. David Faris, The Week, 23 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of ad nauseam

1644, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ad nauseam

borrowed from Latin

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30 Mar 2022

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“Ad nauseam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ad%20nauseam. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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