Usage examples for infatuation

  1. Berry was a good example of an unreasoning infatuation. – The World For Sale, Volume 2. by Gilbert Parker
  2. On such a world, created as he knows how to create it, he may draw without hesitation for the repeated demands of the story; the protracted havoc wrought by the man's infatuation is represented, step by step, as the visible scene is denuded and destroyed. – The Craft of Fiction by Percy Lubbock
  3. There was yet some remote possibility of a mistake, some question at least as to the extent of her infatuation for this man. – The Mayor of Warwick by Herbert M. Hopkins
  4. It was well known that he had entertained a hopeless infatuation for her; and some were inclined to attribute his later lapses to her lack of response. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  5. This is not a theory, Miss Amy, nor the infatuation of a few ignorant people. – A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century by E. P. Roe
  6. Can ministers still presume to expect support in their infatuation? – The American Union Speaker by John D. Philbrick
  7. I don't think so, said the girl with conviction, and continued sadly, Esperance is fighting against this infatuation with all her strength, but I am very uneasy. – The Idol of Paris by Sarah Bernhardt
  8. Oh, how I now cursed my infatuation! – The Disowned, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  9. It is some silly infatuation. – The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
  10. " You have not told your mother yet," she said, " that your infatuation for Mrs. Van Brandt is at an end. – The Two Destinies by Wilkie Collins
  11. Among them of course there was a full force of brides from Niagara and elsewhere, and some curious forms of the prevailing infatuation appeared. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  12. Seeing him again only deepened her infatuation. – Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man by Marie Conway Oemler
  13. " You were not much to blame, Mona; the man fascinated you, and you thought the foolish infatuation you felt for him was love. – Patty's Social Season by Carolyn Wells
  14. Her infatuation, born of that hot- bed of Benton life, had beaten and burned itself to destruction against a higher and better love- the only love of her womanhood. – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  15. He had met Towers and Hershell, both of them eminent in the profession, but the day before, and their greetings had been singularly cool; once or twice at the club they both frequented Morris had been little short of insulting, but his well- known infatuation for Silvia Holland would account for that. – An American Suffragette by Isaac N. Stevens