from The Century Dictionary.

  • Characterized by or indicative of stupidity; stupid; infatuated.
  • Made sottish by drink; stupefied by habitual intoxication.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Made sottish, senseless, or infatuated; characterized by drunken stupidity, or by infatuation; stupefied.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective infatuated
  • adjective intellectually or morally blinded
  • adjective intoxicated
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of besot.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective very drunk


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  • this definition is sub-optimal

    November 26, 2008