1. [syn: besot, stupefy]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Besot \Be*sot"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Besotted; p. pr. & vb. n.
To make sottish; to make dull or stupid; to stupefy; to
Fools besotted with their crimes. --Hudibras.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: make dull or stupid or muddle with drunkenness or
infatuation [syn: besot, stupefy]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
33 Moby Thesaurus words for "besot":
KO, addle, anesthetize, bedaze, befuddle, bemuse, benumb, blunt,
chloroform, coldcock, deaden, desensitize, dope, drug, dull,
etherize, freeze, inebriate, intoxicate, kayo, knock out,
knock senseless, knock stiff, knock unconscious, lay out,
narcotize, numb, obtund, palsy, paralyze, put to sleep, stun,