• Doting Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dote
  2. (a.) That dotes; silly; excessively fond.

Adoring, Fond,

• Dot Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To mark with dots or small spots; as, to dot a line.
  2. (v. t.) To mark or diversify with small detached objects; as, a landscape dotted with cottages.
  3. (n.) A small point or spot, made with a pen or other pointed instrument; a speck, or small mark.
  4. (v. i.) To make dots or specks.
  5. (n.) A marriage portion; dowry.
  6. (n.) Anything small and like a speck comparatively; a small portion or specimen; as, a dot of a child.

Constellate, Disperse, Dit, Dust, Point, Scatter, Sprinkle, Stud,

• Dote Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. i.) To be weak-minded, silly, or idiotic; to have the intellect impaired, especially by age, so that the mind wanders or wavers; to drivel.
  2. (n.) An imbecile; a dotard.
  3. (v. i.) To be excessively or foolishly fond; to love to excess; to be weakly affectionate; -- with on or upon; as, the mother dotes on her child.
  4. (v. i.) To act foolishly.
  5. (n.) A marriage portion. [Obs.] See 1st Dot, n.
  6. (n.) Natural endowments.