a foolish and usually extravagant passion or love or admiration
puppy love, calf love, crush, infatuation(noun)
temporary love of an adolescent
an object of extravagant short-lived passion
The act of infatuating; the state of being infatuated; folly; that which infatuates.
An unreasoning love or attraction.
the act of infatuating; the state of being infatuated; folly; that which infatuates
Origin: [LL. infatuatio: cf. F. infatuation.]
Infatuation is the state of being carried away by unreasoned passion or love: 'expresses the headlong libidinal attraction' of addictive love. Usually, one is inspired with an intense but short-lived passion or admiration for someone.
The numerical value of infatuation in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of infatuation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of infatuation in a Sentence
He had a long history of violent crime, infatuation with extremism and mental instability.
My wife is convinced I’m having an affair with Amelia, i have a great deal of passion and infatuation with her.
We want to know why he wasn't being monitored given his history of violence, his history of mental instability and his history of infatuation with extremism.
She made several comments to folks that we obtained through an interview, comments that were troubling with regards her infatuation with Columbine, the recognition the Columbine anniversary was coming this weekend.
She made several comments to folks that we obtained through interviews... comments that were troubling with regards to her infatuation with Columbine, the recognition that the Columbine anniversary is coming this week.
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- إعجاب شديدArabic
- infatuacióCatalan, Valencian
- Verliebtheit, VernarrtheitGerman
- pasión, encaprichamiento, infatuaciónSpanish
- hullaantuminen, ihastuminenFinnish
- amourette, béguin, engouementFrench
- ほれ込み, 心酔, 夢中, のぼせ上がりJapanese
- vlam, waanzinnige verliefdheid, geliefdeDutch
- влюблённость, увлечение, страстьRussian
- залуђеност, zaluđenostSerbo-Croatian
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