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1. fondness

noun. ['ˈfɑːndnəs'] a predisposition to like something.

Synonyms

  • fancy
  • partiality

Antonyms

  • concern
  • hope
  • pleasure

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • fond (English)
  • fond (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Fondness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • assertiveness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness

Sentences with fondness


1. Noun, singular or mass
People aren’t alone in their fondness for lavender.

Quotes about fondness


1. Confidence is at the root of so many attractive qualities, a sense of humor, a sense of style, a willingness to be who you are no matter what anyone else might think or say and it's true, I do have a certain fondness for women that have dark hair.
- Wentworth Miller

2. Just as a mother finds pleasure in taking her little child on her lap, there to feed and caress him, in like manner our loving God shows His fondness for His beloved souls who have given themselves entirely to Him and have placed all their hope in His goodness.
- Alphonsus Liguori

3. Robert Walker as Bruno was excellent. He had elegance and humor, and the proper fondness for his mother.
- Patricia Highsmith

2. fondness

noun. ['ˈfɑːndnəs'] a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love.

Synonyms

  • uxoriousness
  • warmth
  • affectionateness
  • emotionality
  • tenderness
  • lovingness

Antonyms

  • sadness
  • humility
  • liking
  • calmness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • fond (English)
  • fond (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. fondness

noun. ['ˈfɑːndnəs'] a positive feeling of liking.

Synonyms

  • feeling
  • protectiveness
  • warmness
  • warmheartedness
  • soft spot
  • fond regard
  • regard
  • affectionateness
  • affection
  • respect
  • tenderness
  • philia
  • heart

Antonyms

  • pride
  • gratitude
  • ingratitude
  • despair

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • fond (English)
  • fond (Middle English (1100-1500))
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