INFATUATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INFATUATION
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 n.  act of infatuating; state of being infatuated; foolish or unreasoning
Classic Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  But if Selden's infatuation seemed a fatal necessity, the effect that his name produced shook Gerty's steadfastness with a last pang.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
2  It was ridiculous to be flying like an emotional coward from an infatuation his reason had conquered.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
3  It was Bertha whose confidence she sought, and who should as eagerly have invited her own; and Bertha, as if in the infatuation of self-destruction, was actually pushing away her rescuing hand.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 3
4  The persistence of the infatuation lent it an aspect of genuineness.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In VII
5  For the first time she recognized the symptoms of infatuation which she had felt incipiently as a child, as a girl in her earliest teens, and later as a young woman.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XV
6  She was still under the spell of her infatuation.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XVIII
7  In London he would soon learn to wonder at his infatuation, and be thankful for the right reason in her which had saved him from its evil consequences.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
8  Even in the midst of his late infatuation, he had acknowledged Fanny's mental superiority.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLVIII
9  Lady Elliot had been an excellent woman, sensible and amiable; whose judgement and conduct, if they might be pardoned the youthful infatuation which made her Lady Elliot, had never required indulgence afterwards.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
10  But your arts and allurements may, in a moment of infatuation, have made him forget what he owes to himself and to all his family.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 56
11  That I retired to bed in a most maudlin state of mind, and got up in a crisis of feeble infatuation.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 26. I FALL INTO CAPTIVITY
12  She was one of those people who are infatuated with patent medicines and all new-fangled methods of producing health or mending it.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XII
13  I shuddered to hear the infatuated assertion.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVII
14  Seeing, however, that his forbearance had not the slightest effect, by an awful and unspeakable intimation with his twisted hand he warned off the foolish and infatuated man; but it was to no purpose.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 54. The Town-Ho's Story.
15  Freddy bows and sits down in the Elizabethan chair, infatuated.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Context  Highlight   In ACT III
Example Sentence:
1  Nanami finds herself evenly divided between irritation and infatuation when she meets Yano, a cute classmate.
2  John had become infatuated with the French teacher.