doting
[ doh-ting ]
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Part of SpeechadjectiveOrigin + Etymology
Middle English; in the sense "act or talk foolishly;" related to the Middle Dutch, doten, "be silly"
Synonyms
adjective
adoringaffectionatelovingdevoted
Antonyms
adjective
dislikingignoranceneglectnegligence
Definition
adjectiveexcessively fond
Examples
adjectiveA) Her doting parents were heartbroken to see her and her family move away from them. B) He was a very proud and doting grandfather; he loved his grandson so much.
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