Infatuated vs Mesmerize - What's the difference?

infatuated | mesmerize |

As verbs the difference between infatuated and mesmerize

is that infatuated is (infatuate) while mesmerize is to exercise mesmerism on; to spellbind; to enthrall.

As an adjective infatuated

is marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness.




  • (infatuate)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Marked by foolish or unreasoning fondness
  • mesmerize


    Alternative forms

    * mesmerise (UK)


  • To exercise mesmerism on; to spellbind; to enthrall.
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  • , title= 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

    See also

    * hypnotize