Ad nauseam

to a sickening or disgusting degree.
Contemporary Examples

And as Republicans remind us ad nauseam, Obamacare takes hundreds of billions of dollars out of future Medicare spending.
Bombshell CBO Report Says Deficit Shrinking Daniel Gross May 14, 2013

A lot of the culture around movies in the sci-fi/fantasy genre is about deconstructing them ad nauseam.
Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire William O’Connor January 5, 2015

I know you probably get asked this ad nauseam, but did you watch any Star Trek growing up?
Alice Eve, the Beautiful New Trekkie, Talks ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ Marlow Stern May 17, 2013

Historical Examples

Indeed, this has been insisted on ad nauseam in recent years.
Psychotherapy James J. Walsh

We are told, ad nauseam, that the stage has laws of its own, to which all dramatists must bow.
Another Sheaf John Galsworthy

All travellers are, and all fill up a page or two with complaints, ad nauseam—for that reason sick you shall not be.
Olla Podrida Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)

There have been republics (so-called) ad infinitum and ad nauseam.
The Arena Various

They used God’s name and quoted Scripture ad nauseam even in State correspondence.
With the Guards’ Brigade from Bloemfontein to Koomati Poort and Back Edward P. Lowry

They are said to be cowardly and treacherous; to be mere money-grubbers, and so on ad nauseam.
The Cradle of Mankind W.A. Wigram

Fall in, and you are expected to stay in, ad infinitum, ad nauseam.
The Wit and Humor of America, Volume IV. (of X.) Various

to a disgusting extent

“to a sickening extent,” Latin, literally “to sickness” (see nausea).
ad nauseam [(ad naw-zee-uhm)]

To go on endlessly; literally, to continue “to seasickness”: “The candidate told us the details of how he overcame his childhood problems ad nauseam.”
nausea,” has been used in English since the early 1600s.


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