to a sickening or disgusting degree.
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
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.
- Ad part. dolent.
(in prescriptions) to the painful parts.
- Ad quem
at or to which; the end toward which something tends. Historical Examples ad quem advenientem concursus ingens factus est; effusa non ex urbibus modo, sed etiam ex agris multitudo viam obsidebat. Selections from Viri Romae Charles Franois L’Homond ad quem advenientem concursus ingns factus est; effsa nn ex urbibus modo, sed etiam ex agrs multitd […]
- Ad patres
. Historical Examples The old cat is very ill at Narbonne; he is going ‘ad patres’. Cinq Mars, Complete Alfred de Vigny
- Ad referendum
adverb, adjective subject to agreement by others and finalization of details: an ad referendum contract Historical Examples But as I see no authority for it other than mere tradition, I believe my share of it, and take it ad referendum. From London to Land’s End Daniel Defoe In other words, I have only voted “ad […]