What does fondness mean?

Definitions for fondness
ˈfɒnd nɪsfond·ness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fondness, fancy, partiality(noun)

    a predisposition to like something

    "he had a fondness for whiskey"

  2. 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"

  3. affectionateness, fondness, lovingness, warmth(noun)

    a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love

Wiktionary

  1. fondness(Noun)

    the quality of being fond

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fondness(noun)

    the quality or state of being fond; foolishness

  2. Fondness(noun)

    doting affection; tender liking; strong appetite, propensity, or relish; as, he had a fondness for truffles

How to pronounce fondness?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say fondness in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fondness in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fondness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of fondness in a Sentence

  1. Jeanne-Marie Roland:

    A fondness for satire indicates a mind pleased with irritating others for myself, I never could find amusement in killing flies.

  2. Vladimir Mayakovsky:

    No gray hairs streak my soul, no grandfatherly fondness there I shake the world with the might of my voice, and walk-handsome, twentytwoyearold.

  3. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu:

    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.

  4. Ivana Trump:

    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.

  5. Tamara Lanier:

    Starting with my mother who, throughout my childhood and not only my childhood but my children's childhood, would often talk about our family history... and she would start with a person who she fondly referred to as Papa Renty, the black African, she spoke with great pride about Papa Renty. She talked about Papa Renty and Papa Renty ability to read. Papa Renty would read the Bible to people, and that Papa Renty taught others to read and Papa Renty was kind of this well-respected community person, and when she spoke of Papa Renty, it was with a great fondness.

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