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dote

 (dōt)
intr.v. dot·ed, dot·ing, dotes
To show excessive fondness or love: doted on their only child.

[Middle English doten.]

dot′er n.

doting

(ˈdəʊtɪŋ)
adj
excessively or foolishly affectionate
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.doting - extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgentdoting - extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent; "adoring grandparents"; "deceiving her preoccupied and doting husband with a young captain"; "hopelessly spoiled by a fond mother"
loving - feeling or showing love and affection; "loving parents"; "loving glances"

doting

adjective adoring, devoted, fond, foolish, indulgent, lovesick his doting parents

doting

adjective
1. Feeling and expressing affection:
2. Exhibiting the mental and physical deterioration often accompanying old age:
Translations

doting

[ˈdəʊtɪŋ] ADJ
1. (= loving) her doting parentssus padres, que la adoran
2. (= senile) → chocho

doting

[ˈdəʊtɪŋ] adj (= adoring) [mother, parent, husband] → aimant(e)dot matrix printer dot-matrix printer nimprimante f matricielle

doting

adj her doting parentsihre sie abgöttisch liebenden Eltern; a doting old foolein vernarrter alter Trottel

doting

[ˈdəʊtɪŋ] adj doting mothermadre f che stravede per i figli
doting husband → marito che stravede per la moglie
References in classic literature ?
Wilson refused to suspect Tom; for first, Tom couldn't murder anybody--he hadn't character enough; secondly, if he could murder a person he wouldn't select his doting benefactor and nearest relative; thirdly, self-interest was in the way; for while the uncle lived, Tom was sure of a free support and a chance to get the destroyed will revived again, but with the uncle gone, that chance was gone too.
Misgivings Rebecca had; but she remembered all Miss Crawley had said; the old lady's avowed contempt for birth; her daring liberal opinions; her general romantic propensities; her almost doting attachment to her nephew, and her repeatedly expressed fondness for Rebecca herself.
There was a show of gratitude and worship in his attachment to my mother, differing wholly from the doting fondness of age, for it was inspired by reverence for her virtues and a desire to be the means of, in some degree, recompensing her for the sorrows she had endured, but which gave inexpressible grace to his behaviour to her.
``Well, then,'' said Bois-Guilbert, ``I will speak as freely as ever did doting penitent to his ghostly father, when placed in the tricky confessional.
We will go to Palestine, where Conrade, Marquis of Montserrat, is my friend a friend free as myself from the doting scruples which fetter our free-born reason rather with Saladin will we league ourselves, than endure the scorn of the bigots whom we contemn.
THE family of a motorcyclist who died after a road crash have described him as a "loving son" and a "doting father".
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Thicke has been taking extra special care of his partner, and he recently talked about how he has been doting on her.
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In a message posted on Twitter by Raila's wife, Ida, the family described Fidel as a loving son, protective brother, doting father and loyal friend.
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