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Synonyms for infatuation
ɪnˌfætʃ uˈeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. infatuation(noun)

    a foolish and usually extravagant passion or love or admiration

    puppy love, calf love, crush

  2. puppy love, calf love, crush, infatuation(noun)

    temporary love of an adolescent

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

  3. infatuation(noun)

    an object of extravagant short-lived passion

    puppy love, calf love, crush

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. infatuation

    fatuity, hallucination, madness, self-deception

    clear-sightedness, sagacity, wisdom, sanity, soundness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. infatuation(n.)

    folly, foolishness, hallucination, want of sound judgment

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    whim, crush

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. infatuation

    Puppy love

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How to use infatuation in a sentence?

  1. Tony Abbott:

    He had a long history of violent crime, infatuation with extremism and mental instability.

  2. Chetan Dube:

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

  3. 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.

  4. Henry Bromel:

    Sometimes when you look back on a situation, you realize it wasn't all you thought it was. A beautiful girl walked into your life. You fell in love. Or did you Maybe it was only a childish infatuation, or maybe just a brief moment of vanity.

  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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