Doltish is a related term of infatuate.
As adjectives the difference between doltish and infatuate
is that doltish
is like a dolt; dull in intellect; stupid while infatuate
is (obsolete) infatuated; full of unreasoning love or attachment.
As a verb infatuate is
to inspire with unreasoning love or attachment.
Like a dolt; dull in intellect; stupid.
* (Herman Melville), Moby-Dick
- Take off thine eye! more intolerable than fiends' glarings is a doltish stare!
* See also
To inspire with unreasoning love or attachment.
(obsolete) Infatuated; full of unreasoning love or attachment.
- (Bishop Hall)