Definition of fond
- fond of praise
- fond of music
- fond of his nephew
- a fond mother
- our fondest hopes
- has fond memories of their time together
She still has fond feelings for him.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
He wished them a fond farewell.
the fond hope that the situation would change
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: feeling or showing love or friendship
: strongly felt
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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