infatuator

infatuate

[v. in-fach-oo-eyt; adj., n. in-fach-oo-it, -eyt]
verb (used with object), infatuated, infatuating.
1.
to inspire or possess with a foolish or unreasoning passion, as of love.
2.
to affect with folly; make foolish or fatuous.
adjective
noun
4.
a person who is infatuated.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English < Latin infatuātus, past participle of infatuāre. See in-2, fatuous, -ate1

infatuator, noun
self-infatuated, adjective
uninfatuated, adjective
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infatuate
 
vb
1.  to inspire or fill with foolish, shallow, or extravagant passion
2.  to cause to act foolishly
 
adj
3.  an archaic word for infatuated
 
n
4.  literary a person who is infatuated
 
[C16: from Latin infatuāre, from in-² + fatuusfatuous]

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infatuate
late 15c., from L. infatuatus, pp. of infatuare "make a fool of, infatuate," from in- "in" + fatuus "foolish."
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