ad infinitum

[ad in-fuh-nahy-tuh m, ad in-]


to infinity; endlessly; without limit.

Origin of ad infinitum

From Latin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for ad infinitum

ad infinitum


without end; endlessly; to infinityAbbreviation: ad inf

Word Origin for ad infinitum

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for ad infinitum

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper