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ad nauseam

Line breaks: ad nau|seam
Pronunciation: /ad ˈnɔːzɪam
 
, -sɪam/

Definition of ad nauseam in English:

adverb

Used to refer to the fact that something has been done or repeated so often that it has become annoying or tiresome: the phrase he repeated ad nauseam

Origin

Latin, literally 'to sickness'.

Words that rhyme with ad nauseam

in memoriam

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