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noun as in captivation

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The ad tech vendors that rebuilt themselves as transparent businesses after the ad industry’s infatuation with ad tech fees in 2018 have recently reinvented themselves as companies for marketers, not just publishers.

From Digiday

Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll made no secret about his infatuation with passing this season.

Grantham cites the fleeting embrace of Kodak, Hertz, and Nikola, and especially enduring infatuation with Tesla, as hallmarks of a market gone loco.

From Fortune

Even though I had moved to New York City, a place surrounded by water—and even, I heard, decent surf breaks—my infatuation remained theoretical, my relationship platonic.

President Wilson’s idealism, a brief outburst of radicalism, and an infatuation with prohibition quickly gave way to a decade-long desire to party.

From Fortune

The German infatuation with Atatürk and Turkey waned after the Beerhall Putsch.

Her love of learning was clearly as intense as her love for any man or woman, and it was this infatuation that dominated her life.

Many view it as a man drawn to his doom by his infatuation for a younger woman, and youth in general.

Sure, they share certain characteristics: the adult themes, the infatuation with antiheroes, the cinematic art direction.

The 1970s were an open revolt against the idea of the dutiful pair bond, in favor of a life of perpetual infatuation.

Elizabeth, meanwhile, was filled with alarms respecting her daughter's unhappy infatuation.

He had at once plunged74 himself in difficulties with his barons by his infatuation for Piers de Gaveston.

When one considers a phenomenon of such range and intensity, it does not suffice to employ words like infatuation, fashion, mania.

There were others of the same infatuation, whom, because they are Roman citizens, I have noted down to be sent to the city (Rome).

This infatuation is the more extraordinary because few of the adventurers knew to what place they were going.

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On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to infatuation, such as: fascination, obsession, crush, desire, love, and passion.

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