As verbs the difference between infatuate and mesmerize
is that infatuate
is to inspire with unreasoning love or attachment while mesmerize
is to exercise mesmerism on; to spellbind; to enthrall.
As an adjective infatuate
is (obsolete) infatuated; full of unreasoning love or attachment.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
To inspire with unreasoning love or attachment.
(obsolete) Infatuated; full of unreasoning love or attachment.
- (Bishop Hall)
* mesmerise (UK)
To exercise mesmerism on; to spellbind; to enthrall.
* , chapter=4
Mr. Pratt's Patients
, passage=Then he commenced to talk, really talk. and inside of two flaps of a herring's fin he had me mesmerized
, like Eben Holt's boy at the town hall show. He talked about the ills of humanity, and the glories of health and Nature and service and land knows what all.}}
* (exercise mesmerism on) spellbind, hypnotize, enthrall