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doting

[ doh-ting ]
/ ˈdoʊ tɪŋ /
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adjective
excessively fond: doting parents.
showing a decline of mental faculties, especially associated with old age; weak-minded; senile.
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Origin of doting

First recorded in 1480–90; dote + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM doting

dot·ing·ly, adverbdot·ing·ness, nounun·dot·ing, adjective
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