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Definition of "doting" [dot•ing]

  • Present participle of dote. (verb)
  • Characterized by giving love and affection. (adjective)
  • Excessive fondness; reverence. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "doting" in a sentence
  • "The thought of her honor, so carefully guarded, and so unhappily lost, was torture to her; but the worst was her fear that her lover had broken his word to her, which she did not believe he could ever have done unless he loved some fairer lady, and in doting fondness had suffered her to extort the secret from him."
  • "Car dealer Sajid Siddique was described as a "doting" father and police said it would have been completely out of character for him to leave his wife and three young children."
  • "L/Cpl McKee was described as a "doting husband and family man" who had showed "enormous strength" after his two-day-old daughter passed away last year."