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ad infinitum

[ad in-fuh-nahy-tuh m, ad in-]
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  1. to infinity; endlessly; without limit.

Origin of ad infinitum

From Latin
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ad infinitum

  1. without end; endlessly; to infinityAbbreviation: ad inf

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Word Origin and History for infinitum

ad infinitum

Latin, literally "to infinity" from infinitum "infinity," neuter of adjective infinitus "endless" (see infinite).

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