infatuated


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in·fat·u·at·ed

 (ĭn-făch′o͞o-ā′tĭd)
adj.
Possessed by an unreasoning passion or attraction.

in·fat′u·at′ed·ly adv.

infatuated

(ɪnˈfætjʊˌeɪtɪd)
adj
(often foll by with) possessed by a foolish or extravagant passion, esp for another person
inˈfatuˌatedly adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.infatuated - marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness; "gaga over the rock group's new album"; "he was infatuated with her"
loving - feeling or showing love and affection; "loving parents"; "loving glances"

infatuated

adjective obsessed, fascinated, captivated, possessed, carried away, inflamed, beguiled, smitten (informal), besotted, bewitched, intoxicated, crazy about (informal), spellbound, enamoured, enraptured, under the spell of, head over heels in love with, swept off your feet He was utterly infatuated by her.

infatuated

adjective
Affected with intense romantic attraction:
Slang: gone.
Translations

infatuated

[ɪnˈfætjʊeɪtɪd] ADJ to be infatuated with sbestar encaprichado con or de algn, estar chiflado por algn
to become infatuated with sbencapricharse con or de algn
he was infatuated with the idea thatse había encaprichado con la idea de ...

infatuated

[ɪnˈfætjʊeɪtɪd] adjsous le charme
infatuated with sb → entiché(e) de qn
to become infatuated with sb → s'enticher de qn

infatuated

adjvernarrt, verknallt (inf) (→ with in +acc); to become infatuated with somebodysich in jdn vernarren; he’s infatuated with himselfer ist in sich selbst vernarrt

infatuated

[ɪnˈfætjʊˌeɪtɪd] adj infatuated (with sb)infatuato/a (di qn)
to become infatuated (with sb) → infatuarsi (di qn)
References in classic literature ?
Seeing, however, that his forbearance had not the slightest effect, by an awful and unspeakable intimation with his twisted hand he warned off the foolish and infatuated man; but it was to no purpose.
So deep did they go; and so ancient, and corroded, and weedy the aspect of the lowermost puncheons, that you almost looked next for some mouldy corner-stone cask containing coins of Captain Noah, with copies of the posted placards, vainly warning the infatuated old world from the flood.
On the Lei rose flames, the Fairy stood above, at that time, and beckoned with her right hand clearly and urgently to the infatuated Knight, while with a staff in her left hand she called the waves to her service.
A couple of trips made her wonted and easygoing at the work, and infatuated her with the stir and adventure and independence of steamboat life.
She was one of those people who are infatuated with patent medicines and all new-fangled methods of producing health or mending it.
I slipped away into the crowd, and spent my hour and a half in persuading Rosalind that her husband was no doubt a little infatuated, but nevertheless the most faithful husband in the world.
Some were so infatuated with their apprehensions that they undertook to describe the camp of the Portuguese, and affirmed that they had heard the report of their cannons.
Such an infatuated policy, such a desperate expedient, might, by the multiplication of petty offices, answer the views of men who possess not qualifications to extend their influence beyond the narrow circles of personal intrigue, but it could never promote the greatness or happiness of the people of America.
Perhaps the men she carried had asked her to do too much, had stretched beyond breaking-point the enduring faithfulness which seems wrought and hammered into that assemblage of iron ribs and plating, of wood and steel and canvas and wire, which goes to the making of a ship - a complete creation endowed with character, individuality, qualities and defects, by men whose hands launch her upon the water, and that other men shall learn to know with an intimacy surpassing the intimacy of man with man, to love with a love nearly as great as that of man for woman, and often as blind in its infatuated disregard of defects.
You might even kill Hector; he will come within your reach, for he is infatuated, and declares that not a Danaan whom the ships have brought can hold his own against him.
And did she think I wanted it, poor deluded, infatuated, extravagant lady?
Only I'm not so infatuated with them but that sometimes for months and months on end I don't read any fiction at all.