Besottedness
Besotted Be*sot"ted, a. Made sottish, senseless, or infatuated; characterized by drunken stupidity, or by infatuation; stupefied. ``Besotted devotion.'' --Sir W. Scott. -- {Be*sot"ted*ly}, adv. -- {Be*sot"ted*ness}, n. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • besottedness — noun The state or quality of being besotted …   Wiktionary

  • besottedness — besottˈedness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑besot …   Useful english dictionary

  • besot — besottedly, adv. besottedness, n. besottingly, adv. /bi sot /, v.t., besotted, besotting. 1. to intoxicate or stupefy with drink. 2. to make stupid or foolish: a mind besotted with fear and superstition. 3. to infatuate; obsess: He is besotted by …   Universalium

  • drunkenness — Synonyms and related words: Dutch courage, a high, alcoholism, befuddlement, besottedness, bibulousness, compotation, crapulence, crapulency, crapulousness, dipsomania, dizziness, drinking, ebriosity, excess, excessiveness, extravagance, fuddle,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fuddle — Synonyms and related words: Dutch courage, a high, addle, addle the wits, amaze, baffle, ball up, bamboozle, beat, becloud, bedazzle, befuddle, befuddlement, besottedness, bewilder, bewilderment, boggle, booze up, boozify, bother, botheration,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hangover — Synonyms and related words: Dutch courage, a high, afterlife, befuddlement, besottedness, drunkenness, following, fuddle, fuddledness, fuddlement, future time, inebriation, inebriety, insobriety, intoxication, katzenjammer, lateness, morning… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • high — Synonyms and related words: Dutch courage, Gymnasium, Hydromatic, Latin school, Olympian, Realgymnasium, Realschule, a bit much, a high, abandoned, above, abovestairs, academy, accented, acme, acute, aerial, afflicted, aged, aggrandized, agog,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • inebriation — Synonyms and related words: Dutch courage, a high, befuddlement, besottedness, drunkenness, fuddle, fuddledness, fuddlement, hangover, inebriety, insobriety, intoxication, katzenjammer, morning after, pot valiance, pot valor, sottedness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • insobriety — Synonyms and related words: Dutch courage, a high, befuddlement, besottedness, drunkenness, fuddle, fuddledness, fuddlement, hangover, inebriation, inebriety, intoxication, katzenjammer, morning after, pot valiance, pot valor, sottedness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • infatuation — n. Folly, foolishness, stupefaction, besottedness, arrant folly, passionate absorption, senseless prepossession …   New dictionary of synonyms

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