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infatuation

noun [C or U] uk   /ɪnˌfæt.juˈeɪ.ʃən/ us  
strong but not usually lasting feelings of love or attraction: It's just an infatuation. She'll get over it. No one expected their infatuation with each other to last.
Translations of “infatuation”
in Korean 푹빠짐…
in Arabic افِتتان بـِ…
in Portuguese paixão, fascinação, enrabichamento…
in Catalan atracció molt forta, fal·lera…
in Japanese 夢中…
in Italian infatuazione…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常短期)熱戀,著迷…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常短期)热恋,着迷…
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