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infatuation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Infatuation  \In*fat`u*a"tion\,  n.  [LL.  infatuatio:  cf  F. 
  infatuation.] 
  The  act  of  infatuating;  the  state  of  being  infatuated;  folly; 
  that  which  infatuates. 
 
  The  infatuations  of  the  sensual  and  frivolous  part  of 
  mankind  are  amazing;  but  the  infatuations  of  the 
  learned  and  sophistical  are  incomparably  more  so  --I. 
  Taylor. 
 
  Such  is  the  infatuation  of  self-love.  --Blair. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  infatuation 
  n  1:  foolish  and  usually  extravagant  passion  or  love  or 
  admiration 
  2:  temporary  love  of  an  adolescent  [syn:  {puppy  love},  {calf 
  love},  {crush}] 
  3:  an  object  of  extravagant  short-lived  passion 




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