Definition of infatuated adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪnˈfætʃueɪtɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈfætʃueɪtɪd//
Romance, Love
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infatuated (with somebody/something) having a very strong feeling of love or attraction for somebody/something so that you cannot think clearly and in a sensible way synonym besotted She was completely infatuated with him. He’s behaving like an infatuated teenager. See related entries: Romance, Love Word Originmid 16th cent.: from Latin infatuat- ‘made foolish’, from the verb infatuare, from in- ‘into’ + fatuus ‘foolish’ + -ed.
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