infatuate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To motivate with unreasoning love or attachment.
    • To cause to respond foolishly.
    • to help make silly; to impact with folly; to weaken the intellectual powers of, or even deprive of sound judgment.
    • To encourage with a foolish and extravagant passion.
  • adjective:
    • Infatuated.
    • Infatuated.
  • verb:
    • To motivate with unreasoning love or accessory.
    • arouse unreasoning love or enthusiasm in and cause to act in an irrational way
  • others:
    • To make silly; reduce to foolishness, or show the foolishness of.
    • To influence with folly; inspire with an extravagant or foolish passion beyond the control over reason; excite to extravagant feeling or action: since, to-be infatuated with pleasure, or with a woman.
    • Infatuated.

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