As a doting parent, I find this good-wins-out fable appealing.
Put another way, they are what every doting parent wants their precocious toddler to grow up to become.
“Fred was kind of a doting father,” says one Edwards staffer.
Its depiction of her family is warm, almost idyllic, showing her, above all, as a doting mother with an adoring, humble husband.
Mountains of talent, a doting husband, and the mother to a new, beautiful baby.
Rome is the country of the world, and even the doting priest you talk of boasts of two hundred millions of subjects.
I was pleased to notice that her nudity did not this time appeal to my doting madness.
I have ever dreaded a doting old age; and my health has been generally so good, and is now so good, that I dread it still.
Her hands were fumbling with the clothes of this doting rival.
I have heard much of Ayesha, a pretty animal organism who appears to have turned her elderly husband into a doting fool.
c.1200, "to be feeble-minded from age," from Middle Low German doten "be foolish," of unknown origin. Meaning "to be infatuated" is from late 15c. Related: Doted; dotes; doting.