the state of being obsessively infatuated with someone, usually accompanied by delusions of or a desire for an intense romantic relationship with that person: Her limerence lasted for around three months before she actually met him.
- li·mer·ent, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for limerence
psychol a state of mind resulting from romantic attraction, characterized by feelings of euphoria, the desire to have one's feelings reciprocated, etc
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