An extravagant, short-lived romantic attachment
Other than an infatuation with Josh before she met Alex, there had been no one else.
Freedom was within sight, but with fatal infatuation the slaves refused to abandon Italy.
This infatuation colours all his later career.
infatuation for Fanny Elssler, the celebrated danseuse, forms, the subject of some remarkable letters to his friend Rahel, the wife of Varnhagen von Ense (1830-1831).
His infatuation for Kunigunde of Eisenberg caused his wife to leave him, a.nd after her death in 1270 he married Kunigunde, who had already borne him a son, Apitz or Albert.