Examples of fondness in a Sentence
my fondness for you will never fail
I have a fondness for expensive chocolate.
Recent Examples of fondness from the Web
Today, no one seems to understand that public bluster is only one-half of a policy fight, and Panetta speaks of Kasich with the fondness of an old war buddy.
Take, for example, the average Argentine’s fondness for the asado, or backyard barbecue.
The Food and Drug Administration showed no fondness for a bakery that listed love as an ingredient on its granola label.
Kapler is considered to be analytics driven with a fondness for sports science.
To my knowledge, nobody in my family has any particular fondness for St. Paddy’s Day; certainly not grandma.
There are scenes from Alanis which in later life mother and son will be able to look back on with authentic fondness.
Pat always enjoyed swimming, shopping and had a special fondness for chocolate.
Moreover, Burnham's past ties directly into the heart of Trek lore: orphaned, she was raised on Vulcan by Sarek (James Frain), Mr. Spock's father, and thus exhibits a fondness for logic and computer-like mind, despite her rounded earlobes.
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First Known Use of fondness
Synonymsaffection, attachment, devotedness, devotion, love, passion
Antonymsabomination, hate, hatred, loathing, rancor
Related Wordsappetite, fancy, favor, like, liking, partiality, preference, relish, taste; craving, crush, desire, infatuation, longing, lust, yearning; ardor, eagerness, enthusiasm, fervor, zeal; appreciation, esteem, estimation, regard, respect; adoration, adulation, deification, idolatry, idolization, worship; allegiance, faithfulness, fealty, fidelity, loyalty, steadfastness
Near Antonymsallergy, animosity, antagonism, antipathy, aversion, disfavor, dislike, enmity, hostility; abhorrence, disgust, repugnance, repulsion, revulsion; misanthropy
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