Origin of infatuation
Examples from the Web for infatuation
The German infatuation with Atatürk and Turkey waned after the Beerhall Putsch.
Her love of learning was clearly as intense as her love for any man or woman, and it was this infatuation that dominated her life.Sor Juana: Mexico’s Most Erotic Poet and Its Most Dangerous Nun|Katie Baker|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Many view it as a man drawn to his doom by his infatuation for a younger woman, and youth in general.
Sure, they share certain characteristics: the adult themes, the infatuation with antiheroes, the cinematic art direction.Mad Men’s Dramatic Déjà Vu: ‘Time Zones’ Feels Redundant|Andrew Romano|April 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is, after all, a basic difference between the soft glow of infatuation and the hard realities of a long-term relationship.Obama’s Second-Term Surprise: Politics Not As Usual|James Warren|November 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
She smiled a little to herself as she recalled that infatuation; how long ago it seemed.Norine's Revenge; Sir Noel's Heir|May Agnes Fleming
For she imagined the scorn and the infatuation as still existing together.Audrey Craven|May Sinclair
I reflected on the infatuation of my surviving parent, and the usurpation of the detestable Betty, with horror.Arthur Mervyn|Charles Brockden Brown
With each of them it was a case of infatuation at first sight.The Cassowary|Stanley Waterloo
With the fading of infatuation had come many reflections upon the practical aspects of what he had done.The Grain Of Dust|David Graham Phillips
1640s, noun of action from infatuate, or else from French infatuation or directly from Late Latin infatuationem (nominative infatuatio), from past participle stem of infatuare.