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besotted

[ bih-sot-id ]
/ bɪˈsɒt ɪd /
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adjective

intoxicated; drunk: We found him besotted with wine.
infatuated or obsessed: a besotted mom and her new baby;They had one date and he was utterly besotted.

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Origin of besotted

OTHER WORDS FROM besotted

be·sot·ted·ly, adverbbe·sot·ted·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for besotted

besotted
/ (bɪˈsɒtɪd) /

adjective

stupefied with drink; intoxicated
infatuated; doting
foolish; muddled
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