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Source : Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

Infatuate \In*fat"u*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Infatuated}; p.
   pr. & vb. n. {Infatuating}.]
   1. To make foolish; to affect with folly; to weaken the
      intellectual powers of, or to deprive of sound judgment.

            The judgment of God will be very visible in
            infatuating a people . . . ripe and prepared for
            destruction.                          --Clarendon.

   2. To inspire with a foolish and extravagant passion; as, to
      be infatuated with gaming.

            The people are . . . infatuated with the notion.
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