Besottingly \Be*sot"ting*ly\, adv. In a besotting manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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

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