Definition of Ad infinitum

1. Adverb. To infinity; without or seemingly without limit. "Talked on and on ad infinitum"

Partainyms: Infinite

Definition of Ad infinitum

1. Adverb. Endlessly; for ever; neverendingly. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ad Infinitum

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ad campaign
ad captandum
ad coelum
ad hoc
ad hoceries
ad hocery
ad hocism
ad hockeries
ad hockery
ad hominem
ad hominem argument
ad hominems
ad hominum
ad idem
ad infinitum (current term)
ad interim
ad lib
ad libbed
ad libbing
ad libitum
ad libs
ad litem
ad loc.
ad modum
ad modum Donders
ad nauseam
ad nauseum
ad referendum

Literary usage of Ad infinitum

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"For however quick a movement may be, we can conceive of one still more so; and so on ad infinitum, without ever reaching one that would be swift to such a ..."

2. Lectures on the Nature and Use of Money: Delivered Before the Members of the by John Gray (1848)
"In the aggregate, it would be as easy to sell goods as it is to buy them, and that ad infinitum ; and the words Supply and Demand would be just two names ..."

3. Miscellanea Curiosa: Containing a Collection of Some of the Principal by James Hodgson, William Derham, Richard Mead, Royal Society (Great Britain), Fontenelle (Bernard Le Bovier) (1708)
"... of certain Equations of the Third, Fifth , Seventh, Ninth Powers, and Jo OH ad Infinitum, infinite Terms, after the manner of Cardan'* Rules for ..."

4. The Upper Canada Law Journal and Municipal and Local Courts' Gazette by William S. Hein & Company (1858)
"... of the bill that explained the bill that amended the bill that imposed the tax; and such measures ad infinitum, it is time to reduce and to consolidate. ..."

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