ad absurdum

adverb ad ab·sur·dum \¦ad-əb-ˈsər-dəm\

Definition of ad absurdum

  1. :  to the point of absurdity not slavishly imitate it ad absurdum — Frank Weitenkampf

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Origin and Etymology of ad absurdum

borrowed from Latin

First Known Use: 1656

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a trip made at another's expense

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