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



BrE BrE//ˈsɒtɪd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɑːtɪd//
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besotted (by/with somebody/something) loving somebody/something so much that you do not behave in a sensible way He is completely besotted with his new girlfriend. See related entries: Love Word Origin late 16th cent.: past participle of besot ‘make foolishly affectionate’, from be- ‘cause to be’ + sot ‘someone who is usually drunk’.
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