nth degree


nth degree
Although not mathematically accurate, nth degree is a popular expression for "the utmost extent" or "to a high degree or power": "Abigail believes in living life to the nth degree." Aside from there being no sense of largeness or greatness in the expression, the only flaw in its use is triteness.

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