The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Infatuate \In*fat"u*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Infatuated; p.
pr. & vb. n. Infatuating.]
1. To make foolish; to affect with folly; to weaken the
intellectual powers of, or to deprive of sound judgment.
The judgment of God will be very visible in
infatuating a people . . . ripe and prepared for
2. To inspire with a foolish and extravagant passion; as, to
be infatuated with gaming.
The people are . . . infatuated with the notion.