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infatuation

Line breaks: in|fatu|ation
Pronunciation: /ɪnˌfatʃʊˈeɪʃ(ə)n
 
, -tjʊ-/

Definition of infatuation in English:

noun

An intense but short-lived passion or admiration for someone or something: he had developed an infatuation with the girl I hope this is merely a passing infatuation [mass noun]: the thrill of infatuation
More example sentences
  • In Britain, we know how to nurture an ironic infatuation with signs of difference, status and style.
  • This volume is less obsessed with his rather absurd infatuation with the diary's editor.
  • Thus I never followed any of these high school infatuations up.
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