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infatuate

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adjective in·fat·u·ate \in-ˈfa-chə-wət, -chü-ət\

Definition of infatuate

  1. :  being in an infatuated state or condition

15th Century

First Known Use of infatuate

15th century


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infatuate

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verb in·fat·u·ate \-ˌwāt, -ˌāt\

Definition of infatuate

infatuated

infatuating

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to cause to be foolish :  deprive of sound judgment

  3. 2 :  to inspire with a foolish or extravagant love or admiration

infatuation

play \-ˌfa-chə-ˈwā-shən, -chü-ˈā-\ noun

Origin and Etymology of infatuate

Latin infatuatus, past participle of infatuare, from in- + fatuus fatuous


First Known Use: 1533



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