[ bih-sot-id ]
/ bɪˈsɒt ɪd /
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.
Related formsbe·sot·ted·ly, adverbbe·sot·ted·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for besottedness
/ (bɪˈsɒtɪd) /
stupefied with drink; intoxicated
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Word Origin and History for besottedness
past participle adjective from besot.
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