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He is infatuated with her.
  under the unreasoning spell of new love or attraction
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infatuation infatuated infatuations
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  • He is infatuated with her.
  • Whatever was happening with us, it was more than just an infatuation.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • My infatuation with the study of animate nature grew rapidly into a full-fledged love affair.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • Fingers and strings made a careful conversation, as if their dance described the lines of an infatuation.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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  • In spite of the fact that he was often be wildered and scandalized, he was still as infatuated as he had been that first Sabbath morning.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • "I suppose that’s part of why Perrington is so infatuated.
    Sarah J. Maas  --  Throne of Glass
  • She could chide herself for her silly infatuation with a dullard.
    William Goldman  --  The Princess Bride
  • From then on, Oscar was infatuated with Jack in the Box.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • I pull the door shut and back out of the parking lot, not sure if I’m angry, embarrassed, or infatuated.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless
  • During those first weeks I managed fairly successfully to bury my infatuation for Sophie.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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  • He wasn’t infatuated with Hazel anymore.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • Dangerous thing, infatuation.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • I felt like a boy talking to his first infatuation.
    Bella Forrest  --  A Shade of Vampire
  • ’Utter infatuation.’
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • And maybe it was lame to be so infatuated with a piece of artwork that was so popular, but I didn’t care.
    John Corey Whaley  --  Nogin
  • Laughter bubbled up from somewhere deep inside her, that sort of laughter that came with the giddiness of infatuation.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • His life meanwhile continued as before, with the same infatuations and dissipations.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • McCandless had been infatuated with London since childhood.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Really, I never saw such an infatuation for music; it is quite ridiculous for a young lady of fashion.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • In the 1930s, America was infatuated with the pseudoscience of eugenics and its promise of strengthening the human race by culling the "unfit" from the genetic pool.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • But your arts and allurements may, in a moment of infatuation, have made him forget what he owes to himself and to all his family.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • Is there nothing left, to which I can appeal against this terrible infatuation!’
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • You do know Wes has been infatuated with you since he first got here, right?
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • Freddy bows and sits down in the Elizabethan chair, infatuated.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Pygmalion
  • I never saw such an infatuated man.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • Over the years, some of my sophisticated academic colleagues have turned up their noses at my Star Trek infatuation.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • I shuddered to hear the infatuated assertion.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • It was on the second album, and it was the only slow song they ever did; it sounded almost country, probably from Henry’s brief infatuation with hillbilly punk.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • She was one of those people who are infatuated with patent medicines and all new-fangled methods of producing health or mending it.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • Because it revealed the depth of your infatuation.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • Okay, there’s no need to forever make fun of my unfortunate ex-infatuation with Leonardo.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • And I wasn’t quite ready to admit my budding infatuation.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • The religious infatuation of a teenager?
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Between ourselves there are pretty clear signs that this will not be wanting if the lady is willing, for I have seldom seen a man more infatuated with a woman than he is with our beautiful neighbour, Miss Stapleton.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • When I write about her now, three decades later, it’s tempting to dismiss it as a crush, an infatuation of childhood, but I know for a fact that what we felt for each other was as deep and rich as love can ever get.
    Tim O’Brien  --  The Things They Carried
  • She seemed infatuated with Aarfy, but he prayed intensely for her luscious aunt as he ran, or for a luscious girl friend, sister, cousin, or mother who was just as libidinous and depraved.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • "But aren’t you going to say that I sound exactly like every other infatuated teenager since the dawn of time?"
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • The persistence of the infatuation lent it an aspect of genuineness.
    Kate Chopin  --  The Awakening
  • Emma, your infatuation about that girl blinds you.
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • Razumihin, of course, was ridiculous in his sudden drunken infatuation for Avdotya Romanovna.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • Seeing, however, that his forbearance had not the slightest effect, by an awful and unspeakable intimation with his twisted hand he warned off the foolish and infatuated man; but it was to no purpose.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • ’No, you have not,’ said the infatuated girl.
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • Still, just in case, I never dared mention sex, interrupted by periods’ Lince, interrupted by drugs’ or my own infatuation with the monster’s spectacular rock and roll.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • That I retired to bed in a most maudlin state of mind, and got up in a crisis of feeble infatuation.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • She wanted to be taken and she was, and what had begun with a childish infatuation on a beach was accomplished at last.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • infatuation?
    Stephen King  --  Carrie
  • No, this will simply cause a powerful infatuation or obsession.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Everything was done for the season, the ball of string was neatly wrapped up until next May 12 — not a day earlier or later — and Ullman, who was responsible for all of it and who referred to the hotel in the unmistakable tones of infatuation, could not help looking for loose ends.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • Buddy wrote that he was probably falling in love with a nurse who also had TB, but his mother had rented a cottage in the Adirondacks for the month of July, and if I came along with her, he might well find his feeling for the nurse was a mere infatuation.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • I was lifted aloft on a great wave of infatuation and pity.
    Henry James  --  The Turn of the Screw
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