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Definition of "infatuate" [in•fat•u•ate]

  • To inspire with unreasoning love or attachment. (verb-transitive)
  • To cause to behave foolishly. (verb-transitive)
  • Infatuated. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "infatuate" in a sentence
  • "It will be a remarkable woman that will ever infatuate him now."
  • "He promised to ‘try and infatuate him to come’, but did not think it would be of any use."
  • "So back to Sinat, as previously commented by someone, it was a gambling game too, and I suppose, just as with the VLT players, no profound strategy is required to infatuate people for hours or days if you believe you're the next great winner."