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verbbe infatuated with
Be inspired with an intense but short-lived passion or admiration for.‘she is infatuated with a handsome police chief’
besotted, in love, love-struck, head over heels in love, hopelessly in love, obsessed, takenView synonyms
- ‘Still a teenager, Lou became infatuated with her newfound benefactor and yielded to his seductions.’
- ‘I don't think he actually listened to the song, though - it's basically about a girl who is infatuated with a gay guy.’
- ‘I was positively infatuated with him, thinking about him day and night.’
- ‘I was infatuated with a man that I had no business looking at twice.’
- ‘He decide to teach a lesson to the poor kid he'd become infatuated with for ‘spurning’ his advances.’
- ‘I was totally infatuated with him, because he was cute and popular.’
- ‘The victim had consistently refused to have any contact with the youth, who had become infatuated with her.’
- ‘Alex becomes intensely infatuated with a female executive, while Victoria continues to befriend a classmate in crisis.’
- ‘If I'm not infatuated with the lady, then I don't continue to date her.’
- ‘But someone new who is infatuated with you gives you a very attractive image of yourself.’
- ‘She became infatuated with the handsome Fergus and he was able to elicit the secret of his opponent's strength.’
- ‘In its place, there was a vibrant, infatuated teenager who had a date with another, perhaps slightly more sensible teenager.’
- ‘According to friends and family members, Ramos became infatuated with Gaitan and tried to emulate the way he walked and talked.’
- ‘No doubt to occupy myself, I became infatuated with a woman on my floor.’
- ‘Well, it was time for lunch and maybe Kate and Marie could provide some information about this guy she was so infatuated with.’
- ‘He becomes perhaps unhealthily infatuated with her.’
- ‘Poor Nathan was smitten - completely infatuated with Amelia Dawson.’
- ‘I stifled a laugh - he'd only known this girl for a couple days, and she looked like she was infatuated with him already.’
- ‘I remember back at fifth grade; young and still innocent, I was already infatuated with him then.’
- ‘It was obvious everyone who met her was infatuated with her.’
Mid 16th century: from Latin infatuat- ‘made foolish’, from the verb infatuare, from in- ‘into’ + fatuus ‘foolish’.
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