doting

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

doting

  1. Present participle of dote.

Adjective[edit]

doting (comparative more doting, superlative most doting)

  1. Characterized by giving love and affection.

Noun[edit]

doting (plural dotings)

  1. Excessive fondness; reverence.
    • 1851, Herman Melville, Moby-Dick, Chapter 1
      It is out of the idolatrous dotings of the old Egyptians upon broiled ibis and roasted river horse, that you see the mummies of those creatures in their huge bake-houses the pyramids.

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