Definitions for fondnessˈfɒnd nɪs
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fondness, fancy, partiality(noun)
a predisposition to like something
"he had a fondness for whiskey"
affection, affectionateness, fondness, tenderness, heart, warmness, warmheartedness, philia(noun)
a positive feeling of liking
"he had trouble expressing the affection he felt"; "the child won everyone's heart"; "the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home"
affectionateness, fondness, lovingness, warmth(noun)
a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love
the quality of being fond
the quality or state of being fond; foolishness
doting affection; tender liking; strong appetite, propensity, or relish; as, he had a fondness for truffles
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A fondness for satire indicates a mind pleased with irritating others for myself, I never could find amusement in killing flies.
No gray hairs streak my soul, no grandfatherly fondness there I shake the world with the might of my voice, and walk-handsome, twentytwoyearold.
I wish you would moderate that fondness you have for your children. I do not mean you should abate any part of your care, or not do your duty to them in its utmost extent, but I would have you early prepare yourself for disappointments, which are heavy in proportion to their being surprising.
I have recently read some comments attributed to me from nearly 30 years ago at a time of very high tension during my divorce from Donald. The story is totally without merit. Donald and I are the best of friends and together have raised three children that we love and are very proud of. I have nothing but fondness for Donald and wish him the best of luck on his campaign. Incidentally, I think he would make an incredible president.
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