Thesaurus / doting
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Xenie had small need for these things in the lonely life to which she found herself condemned by her foolish, doting old husband.
A DREADFUL TEMPTATIONMRS. ALEX. MCVEIGH MILLER
For what else did she stand at the head of her class, and had doting parents paid three years' tuition?
TALES OF THE ARGONAUTSBRET HARTE
Everybody but the doting old Duchess knew him to be a bully, a coward, and a knave.
COURT BEAUTIES OF OLD WHITEHALLW. R. H. TROWBRIDGE
Once he sat doting beside her at twilight on a bench of the wide gallery while his sister, near by, kept guard over their talk.
LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
She merely consented to make him useful, much as she might a convenient and altogether doting but uninteresting grandmother.
THE BACKWOODSMENCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
Age on my head hath stuck no white hairs yet, Yet I'm an old man, a fond doting fool Upon a woman.
THE PLAYS OF PHILIP MASSINGERPHILIP MASSINGER
Would his handsome person atone, in the eyes of doting parents, for the seduction of their daughters?
In such places the children are the victims of all the caprices of doting affection and all the excesses of lascivious cruelty.
A TREATISE ON PARENTS AND CHILDRENGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
Next Forbes noted a doting smile half hidden by a saluting hand.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
Mrs. Tootle, the flute, is of a romantic turn of mind, doting on moonlight and warbling birds and babbling brooks.
WORDS RELATED TO DOTING
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