What is another word for infatuated?

Pronunciation: [ɪnfˈat͡ʃuːˌe͡ɪtɪd] (IPA)

Infatuation is a strong feeling of passion or love towards someone or something that is often based on unrealistic ideas or fantasies. Synonyms for the word "infatuated" include enamored, captivated, smitten, head over heels, besotted, bewitched, obsessed, infatuated, crazy about, and charmed. These words convey a sense of intense attraction or affection that is often accompanied by a loss of rationality or impulse control. While infatuation can feel exhilarating and romantic, it is important to recognize its limitations and avoid making potentially harmful decisions based solely on feelings of infatuation.

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What are the hypernyms for Infatuated?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for infatuated?

Infatuation is a feeling of intense admiration, fascination or love towards someone or something. However, sometimes this feeling is not always positive or desirable. In literary writing, antonyms for infatuated can be found to describe unwanted feelings of disgust or dislike. Some of the antonyms for infatuated include uninterested, repelled, indifferent, bored, disdainful, hateful, and disgusted. These words describe negative feelings towards someone or something not worthy of admiration or respect. Therefore, it is important to understand the meaning of a word in its entirety and explore its antonyms to fully comprehend its usage and context within literature.

Usage examples for Infatuated

This is the inevitable law, the law of a confused and darkened judgment, a heart made heavy and ears shut, a conscience seared, an infatuated will kicking against the pricks, and heaping to itself wrath against the day of wrath.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
I speak of this matter as I might tell a capable artist that I was infatuated with his picture, and could not resist the temptation to frequently admire it.
"The Mystery of the Locks"
Edgar Watson Howe
I was quite infatuated about the little girl, and watched her like a nurse.
"The Dead Lake and Other Tales"
Paul Heyse

Famous quotes with Infatuated

  • All possible means were used by the infatuated parents to conclude the bargain; and deception put an end to these usual artifices.
    Adelbert von Chamisso
  • What does the future, that half of time, matter to the man who is infatuated with eternity?
    Emile M. Cioran
  • It seems that it is madder never to abandon one's self than often to be infatuated; better to be wounded, a captive and a slave, than always to walk in armor.
    Margaret Fuller
  • Are we like late Rome, infatuated with past glories, ruled by a complacent, greedy elite, and hopelessly powerless to respond to changing conditions?
    Camille Paglia
  • I sort of became infatuated with soldiers. I got to know some of them and got a little perturbed with Hollywood making a spectacle out of them and making them look like they have screwed up somehow.
    Channing Tatum

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