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doting
used in Gone with the Wind

4 uses
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Definition
demonstrating love and uncritical affection
  • Melanie especially doted on him.
    2.8 (89% in)
  • Aunt Pittypat had been christened Sarah Jane Hamilton sixty years before, but since the long-past day when her doting father had fastened his nickname upon her, because of her airy, restless, pattering little feet, no one had called her anything else.
    2.8 (76% in)
  • Scarlett O'Hara, with the County at her feet, a hundred slaves to do her bidding, the wealth of Tara like a wall behind her and doting parents anxious to grant any desire of her heart.
    3.29 (25% in)
  • No one except the doting father could see anything beautiful about her, but the neighbors were charitable enough to say that all ugly babies turned out pretty, eventually.
    4.42 (0% in)

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