- 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.
Origin of besotted
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Examples from the Web for besottedness
- stupefied with drink; intoxicated
- infatuated; doting
- foolish; muddled
Word Origin and History for besottedness
past participle adjective from besot.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper