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- adj. infatuated
- adj. intellectually or morally blinded
- adj. intoxicated
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of besot.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Made sottish, senseless, or infatuated; characterized by drunken stupidity, or by infatuation; stupefied.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Characterized by or indicative of stupidity; stupid; infatuated.
- Made sottish by drink; stupefied by habitual intoxication.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. very drunk
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Are aliens voyeuristically studying a very small plot of earth, mainly a rain besotted suburban backyard and shed?
How wretchedly are those intoxicated and besotted that suffer themselves at any time to be intoxicated, especially to be by the frequent commission of the sin besotted with wine or strong drink!
So wretchedly besotted is he that he takes his slothfulness to be his wisdom; he thinks it is his wisdom to make much of himself, and take all the ease he can get, and do no more in religion than he needs must, to avoid suffering, to sit still and see what other people do, that he may have the pleasure of finding fault with them.
Since when is saying you have met, know and like someone the same as being 'besotted' with them?
Now, haven't heard ya 'besotted' has won the Orange Prize?
You may be some kind of besotted seer who can see certain things, but you can't see everything!
He says that when the Londoners found the King 'besotted' with his favourites, they sent word to Queen Isabella that if she could land in England with
Ms Marshall and other family members confronted the "besotted" Ms Fisicaro.
Mrs Casey met Mr Tolfrey in 2002 and her daughter Emma de Waal said she was "besotted" with him and cared for him more than for Ling.
Granatino, an investment banker turned Oxford University researcher, claims that he did not know what he was agreeing to when he signed the document, as he was "besotted" after a