limerence
[ li-mer-uhns ]
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Part of Speechnoun
Origin + Etymology
from limer- (apparently an arbitrary syllable) + -ence
Synonyms
  • infatuation
  • obsessed
Antonyms
  • dislike
  • hate
Definition
the state of being infatuated or obsessed with another person, typically experienced involuntarily and characterized by a strong desire for reciprocation of one's feelings but not primarily for a sexual relationship
Example
His limerence lasted for around three months before he actually met her.
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