- (usually predicative) to be besotted
withsomebody/somethinghe's totally besotted with hershe's besotted with the idea of becoming an actressestá perdidamente enamorado de ellaestá loco por ellaestá obsesionada con la idea de ser actrizExample sentences
- Ever since her childhood in York - she was an only child - she has been besotted with the uses of enchantment in fairy stories.
- Some of these servants of football are so besotted with the game that they devote more time to attending dull local committees.
- I am sure all three of you were besotted with quiz programmes and the ambition to be successful on a major television show.
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