Definition of Infatuation

1. Noun. A foolish and usually extravagant passion or love or admiration.

Generic synonyms: Passion, Passionateness
Derivative terms: Infatuate



2. Noun. Temporary love of an adolescent.
Exact synonyms: Calf Love, Crush, Puppy Love
Generic synonyms: Love
Derivative terms: Infatuate

3. Noun. An object of extravagant short-lived passion.
Generic synonyms: Object
Derivative terms: Infatuate

Definition of Infatuation

1. n. The act of infatuating; the state of being infatuated; folly; that which infatuates.

Definition of Infatuation

1. Noun. The act of infatuating; the state of being infatuated; folly; that which infatuates. ¹

2. Noun. An unreasoning love or attraction. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Infatuation

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Infatuation

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1. The Works of Washington Irving by Washington Irving (1860)
"WHILE the spirit of revolt was daily gaining strength and determination in America, a strange infatuation reigned in the British councils. ..."

2. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"... are performed through infatuation, arise from infatuation, are occasioned by infatuation, originate in infatuation, wherever his personality may be, ..."

3. Memoirs of the court of England during the reign of the Stuarts, including by John Heneage Jesse (1855)
"Strange infatuation of James I.—Origin of Carr's Advancement—His Power at ... IT was a strange infatuation which induced James the First to select his ..."

4. Memoirs of the Life and Reign of King George the Third by John Heneage Jesse (1867)
"He trembled," he said, " for the fate of America, which nothing but the infatuation of the enemy could have Dec. is. saved." * " If every nerve," he writes ..."

5. The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the by Robert Chambers (1832)
"Louis XVI. and his queen fell into this strange infatuation ; and one of their most serious errors of judgment, was their conduct in the case of the Diamond ..."

6. The History of England: From the Revolution in 1688 to the Death of George by Tobias George Smollett (1800)
"... Boo Ka practice which had been carried to a degree of • Jv_, infatuation; and by- which many unwary ..."

7. History of the United Netherlands: From the Death of William the Silent to by John Lothrop Motley (1861)
"Leicester in England—Trial of the Queen of Scots—Fearful Perplexity at the English Court—infatuation and Obstinacy of the Queen—Nether- land Envoys in ..."

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