Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dote

2 senses of dote

Sense 1
dote -- (be foolish or senile due to old age)
       => senesce, age, get on, mature, maturate -- (grow old or older; "She aged gracefully"; "we age every day--what a depressing thought!"; "Young men senesce")

Sense 2
dote -- (shower with love; show excessive affection for; "Grandmother dotes on her the twins")
       => love -- (have a great affection or liking for; "I love French food"; "She loves her boss and works hard for him")

Antonyms of adj doting

1 sense of doting

Sense 1
adoring, doting, fond -- (extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent; "adoring grandparents"; "deceiving her preoccupied and doting husband with a young captain"; "hopelessly spoiled by a fond mother")

INDIRECT (VIA loving) -> unloving -- (not giving or reciprocating affection)

Similarity of adj doting

1 sense of doting

Sense 1
adoring, doting, fond -- (extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent; "adoring grandparents"; "deceiving her preoccupied and doting husband with a young captain"; "hopelessly spoiled by a fond mother")
       => loving (vs. unloving) -- (feeling or showing love and affection; "loving parents"; "loving glances")

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