ad infinitum

[ ad in-fuh-nahy-tuh m, ad in- ]
/ æd ˌɪn fəˈnaɪ təm, ˌæd ɪn- /

adverb

to infinity; endlessly; without limit.

Origin of ad infinitum

From Latin
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British Dictionary definitions for ad infinitum

ad infinitum

/ (æd ˌɪnfɪˈnaɪtəm) /

adverb

without end; endlessly; to infinityAbbreviation: ad inf

Word Origin for ad infinitum

Latin
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Word Origin and History for ad infinitum

ad infinitum


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

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