Would it be right to say that "I'm cursed by someone" meaning that I'm totally addicted, extremely in love etc.? Or what would be the right word? The word "charmed" seems not that intense. The whole sentence would be:

Let me tell you a million and one time that I'm cursed by this one (introducing another person). Totally, and of mine own free will.

Does it all sound correct?

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    cursed doesn't quite work; infatuated does but you may want something stronger – GoldenGremlin Dec 23 '16 at 4:20
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    Maybe you’d like smitten – Jim Dec 23 '16 at 4:29
  • ah, what could be other options in this case? – alexmod Dec 23 '16 at 4:30
  • smitten might work, i'll think about it - thank you! – alexmod Dec 23 '16 at 4:31
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    "Cursed by" implies that the other person is actively hostile towards you, which is presumably not what you mean. – Kate Bunting Dec 23 '16 at 9:35

If you say that you're cursed by someone, it means that that person has actively put a curse on you, as a gypsy or voodoo priest might. This isn't what you want to convey.

There are other terms for the state you describe, but if you want to use the "curse" metaphor you could say that you're cursed by your love for the person.


Infatuated is appropriate for intense but short lived feelings. "I have a crush on someone" would also work.

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