What does ad nauseam mean?

Definitions for ad nauseamæd ˈnɔ zi əm, -ˌæm

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ad nauseam.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ad nauseam(adverb)

    to a sickening extent

    "he played the song ad nauseam"


  1. ad nauseam(Adverb)

    to a nauseating or sickening degree.

  2. Origin: From ad nauseam, from ad + nauseam, form of nausea.


  1. Ad nauseam

    Ad nauseam is a Latin term for something unpleasurable that has continued "to [the point of] nausea". For example, the sentence, "This topic has been discussed ad nauseam", signifies that the topic in question has been discussed extensively, and that those involved in the discussion have grown tired of it.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ad nauseam in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ad nauseam in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Former ANC Treasurer Matthews Phosa:

    This sensation is repeating itself ad nauseam. We are beginning to wonder whether those who say it is not true are themselves being genuine, i think it is true and I think the Guptas must stop it.

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Translations for ad nauseam

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ad nauseamGerman
  • hasta la náusea, ad náuseamSpanish
  • kyllästymiseen saakkaFinnish
  • ad nauseamFrench
  • up að flökurleika, svo oft að manni þyki meira en nóg um, að flökurleika, svo oft að manni býður við þvíIcelandic
  • ad oltranza, fino allo sfinimentoItalian
  • ad nauseamLatin
  • ad nauseamDutch
  • till ledaSwedish

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