Pronunciation: (bi-sot'), [key]
—v.t., -sot•ted, -sot•ting.
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 her youth and beauty.
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