verb (used with object), in·fat·u·at·ed, in·fat·u·at·ing.
Origin of infatuate
Examples from the Web for self-infatuated
He was a strict disciplinarian, a tyrannical, vicious, self-infatuated person.The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
British Dictionary definitions for self-infatuated
verb (ɪnˈfætjʊˌeɪt) (tr)
adjective (ɪnˈfætjʊɪt, -ˌeɪt)
noun (ɪnˈfætjʊɪt, -ˌeɪt)
Word Origin for infatuate
Word Origin and History for self-infatuated
1530s, "turn (something) to foolishness, frustrate," from Latin infatuatus, past participle of infatuare "make a fool of," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + fatuus "foolish." Specific sense of "inspire (in someone) a foolish romantic passion" is from 1620s. Related: Infatuated; infatuating.