In·fat·u·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Infatuated p. pr. & vb. n. Infatuating.]
1. To make foolish; to affect with folly; to weaken the intellectual powers of, or to deprive of sound judgment.
The judgment of God will be very visible in infatuating a people . . . ripe and prepared for destruction. --Clarendon.
2. To inspire with a foolish and extravagant passion; as, to be infatuated with gaming.
The people are . . . infatuated with the notion. --Addison.
In·fat·u·a·ted a. Overcome by some foolish passion or desire; affected by infatuation.
adj : marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness; "she was crazy
about him"; "gaga over the rock group's new album"; "he
was infatuated with her" [syn: crazy, dotty, gaga,
enamored, in love, smitten, soft on(p), taken