infatuated
[ in-fat-u-at-ed ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Mid 16th century; Latin from Latin infatuat- ‘made foolish’, from the verb infatuare, from in- ‘into’ + fatuus ‘foolish’
Synonyms
  • beguiled
  • bewitched
  • captivated
  • charmed
  • enamored
  • enraptured
  • inflamed
  • smitten
Antonyms
  • disenchanted
  • disinterested
  • despising
  • hating
Definition
possessed by a foolish or extravagant passion, especially for another person
Example
She was utterly infatuated with her new lover.
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