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1. fond

adjective. ['ˈfɑːnd'] having or displaying warmth or affection.

Synonyms

  • affectionate
  • loving
  • warm
  • tender

Antonyms

  • cool
  • unfriendly
  • unemotionality
  • unemotional

Etymology

  • fond (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Fond

  • jeanbertrand
  • correspond
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  • leblond
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  • lamond
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  • fernand
  • durand
  • dumond
  • demond
  • armand
  • allmond
  • fronde
  • frond
  • blonde
  • blond
  • beyond
  • wand
  • pond
  • monde
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  • donned
  • donde
  • conned
  • conde
  • bonde
  • bond

Example sentences of the word fond


1. Noun, singular or mass
Initially you will probably have to apply the spray every day to objects your pup is fond of chewing.

2. Adjective
Loosely tie a pretty silk scarf around your neck for the feminine touch of which Earhart was so fond.

3. Cardinal number
Groundhogs aren't fond of hot, pungent or spicy scents and tastes.

Quotes containing the word fond


1. You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
- Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

2. She is too fond of books, and it has turned her brain.
- Louisa May Alcott, Work: A Story of Experience

3. Anyone who falls in love is searching for the missing pieces of themselves. So anyone who's in love gets sad when they think of their lover. It's like stepping back inside a room you have fond memories of, one you haven't seen in a long time.
- Haruki Murakami

2. fond

adjective. ['ˈfɑːnd'] extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent.

Synonyms

  • adoring
  • loving

Antonyms

  • unattached
  • hateful
  • cold

Etymology

  • fond (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. fond

adjective. ['ˈfɑːnd'] absurd or silly because unlikely.

Antonyms

  • far

Etymology

  • fond (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. fond

adjective. ['ˈfɑːnd'] (followed by of' orto') having a strong preference or liking for.

Synonyms

  • partial

Antonyms

  • passionless
  • coldhearted

Etymology

  • fond (Middle English (1100-1500))
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