[ad in-fuh-nahy-tuh m, ad in-]
- to infinity; endlessly; without limit.
Origin of ad infinitum
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Examples from the Web for infinitum
Teens who had been embarassed by Facebook postings and texts, easily captured and shared an infinitum, quickly glommed onto it.Confide Is the Best Way to Keep Your Dastardly Deeds Hidden—For Now
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And so the question returns in infinitum and again in infinitum.Hours in a Library, Volume I. (of III.)
To say, that we conceive them merely as solid, is to run on in infinitum.A Treatise of Human Nature
The term employed by the mathematicians is progressus in infinitum.
The division is, therefore, in infinitum, and not merely in indefinitum.A Commentary to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'
Norman Kemp Smith
In this case the distinction between a progressus in infinitum and a progressus in indefinitum is a mere piece of subtlety.
- without end; endlessly; to infinityAbbreviation: ad inf
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Word Origin and History for infinitum
Latin, literally "to infinity" from infinitum "infinity," neuter of adjective infinitus "endless" (see infinite).
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