fondness

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noun fond·ness \ˈfän(d)-nəs\

Definition of fondness

  1. 1 obsolete :  foolishness, folly

  2. 2 :  tender affection

  3. 3 :  appetite, relish had a fondness for argument

Examples of fondness in a Sentence

  1. my fondness for you will never fail

  2. I have a fondness for expensive chocolate.

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First Known Use of fondness

14th century



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