Dotage means doting, infatuation, excessive affection. Dotage is cited 4 different William Shakespeare plays. I’ve chosen to cite from Othello (Oth.IV.i.27) Iago says to Othello about knaves: “who having by their own importunate suit/or voluntary dotage of some mistress/convinced or supplied them.” Dotage also means feebleness of mind, senility. Dotage is also cited in 2 additional Shakespeare plays in this context. I’ve chosen to cite from Timon of Athens (Tim.III.v.99) Alcibiades says to senators: “Banish me? Banish your dotage.”
As soon as Othello and Iago enter, Desdemona tells them that she’s been speaking with Cassio and asks Othello to reconcile with him.
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