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Synonyms for infatuation
ɪnˌfætʃ uˈeɪ ʃənin·fat·u·a·tion

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. infatuation

    Synonyms:
    fatuity, hallucination, madness, self-deception

    Antonyms:
    clear-sightedness, sagacity, wisdom, sanity, soundness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. infatuationnoun

    a foolish and usually extravagant passion or love or admiration

    Synonyms:
    puppy love, calf love, crush

  2. puppy love, calf love, crush, infatuationnoun

    temporary love of an adolescent

    Synonyms:
    puppy love, crushed leather, jam, crush, calf love, press, compaction, crunch

  3. infatuationnoun

    an object of extravagant short-lived passion

    Synonyms:
    puppy love, calf love, crush

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. infatuationnoun

    Synonyms:
    folly, foolishness, hallucination, want of sound judgment

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "infatuation":

    whim, crush

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. infatuation

    Synonyms:
    Puppy love

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How to use infatuation in a sentence?

  1. Prime Minister Tony Abbott:

    He had a long history of violent crime, infatuation with extremism and mental instability, as the siege unfolded yesterday, he sought to cloak his actions with the symbolism of the (Islamic State) death cult. Tragically, there are people in our community ready to engage in politically motivated violence.

  2. Dean Phillips:

    She made several comments to folks that we obtained through an interview, comments that were troubling with regards her infatuation with Columbine, the recognition the Columbine anniversary was coming this weekend.

  3. Chetan Dube:

    My wife is convinced I’m having an affair with Amelia, i have a great deal of passion and infatuation with her.

  4. Deborah Carr:

    When people first fall in love, where they first feel infatuation, sometimes logic goes out the window, there's lots of data showing that logical thought patterns sometimes get lost in the fray when someone really is very attracted to a person or they're feeling the throes of passion.

  5. Tony Abbott:

    We want to know why he wasn't being monitored given his history of violence, his history of mental instability and his history of infatuation with extremism.


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