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Definitions of fond

  1. To be fond; to dote. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To treat with great indulgence or tenderness; to caress. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. Foolish; silly; simple; weak. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Foolishly tender and loving; weakly indulgent; over-affectionate. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Doted on; regarded with affection. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Trifling; valued by folly; trivial. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Affectionate; loving; tender; - in a good sense; as, a fond mother or wife. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Loving; much pleased; affectionately regardful, indulgent, or desirous; longing or yearning; - followed by of (formerly also by on). Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Foundation; bottom; groundwork; Webster Dictionary DB
  10. The ground. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. The broth or juice from braised flesh or fish, usually served as a sauce. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Fund, stock, or store. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Fondly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. having or displaying warmth or affection; "affectionate children"; "caring parents"; "a fond embrace"; "fond of his nephew"; "a tender glance"; "a warm embrace" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. absurd or silly because unlikely; "fond hopes of becoming President"; "fond fancies" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. imp. of Find. Found. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. Affectionate; loving; ardently attached; cherished; partial to; foolishly indulgent. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. Foolishly tender and loving; weakly indulgent; very affectionate. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  19. Weakly loving; affectionate; liking extremely. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  20. Loving; affectionate; sometimes, foolishly affectionate. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. Foolishly prized; trivial; silly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. Foolish; silly; foolishly tender and loving; weakly indulgent; loving ardently; relishing highly. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for fond

  1. I was fond of Zoe. – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  2. He was too fond of reading, and his mother often told him to put away his book and run about with the other boys. – Beautiful Joe by Marshall Saunders
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