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be·sot

 (bĭ-sŏt′)
tr.v. be·sot·ted, be·sot·ting, be·sots
To muddle or stupefy, as with alcoholic liquor or infatuation.

[be- + sot, to stupefy (from sot, fool; see sot) or from assot, to befool (from Old French assoter, from sot, foolish).]

besot

(bɪˈsɒt)
vb (tr)
to stupefy or muddle by narcotics or infatuation

be•sot

(bɪˈsɒt)

v.t. -sot•ted, -sot•ting.
1. to stupefy with drink.
2. to make stupid or foolish, esp. with infatuation.
[1575–85]
be•sot′ted•ly, adv.
be•sot′ted•ness, n.
be•sot′ting•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.besot - make dull or stupid or muddle with drunkenness or infatuation
desensitise, desensitize - cause not to be sensitive; "The war desensitized many soldiers"; "The photographic plate was desensitized"

besot

verb
To muddle or stupefy with or as if with alcoholic drink: