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besotted

adjective uk   /bɪˈsɒt.ɪd/ us    /-ˈsɑː.t̬ɪd/
completely in love with someone and always thinking of them : He was so completely besotted with her that he couldn't see how badly she treated him.
Translations of “besotted”
in Chinese (Traditional) 迷戀的, 愛得發狂的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 迷恋的, 爱得发狂的…
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