limerence


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lim·er·ence

(lim'ĕr-ents),
Emotional excitement of being in love.
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This desire for limerence drives us to seek perfection in our crafts, to fuse with nature and with God.
In his case, that passion is a kind of politically-inflected limerence that figures reciprocity not just as a desire to be caught but to believe in the power of whatever is out to get him.
Limerence is about the desire to get out of yourself and commune with something other, about longing to touch the face of God, whatever that means to you.