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
Wochit WAUSAU - Growing up near the Mississippi River in northwestern Illinois, Mike Pierce of Wausau developed a deep and abiding fondness for duck hunting.
Ebulliently unfiltered, Beatrice has a fondness for cigarettes, booze, steak — and a good argument.
N.O. DNA: The reaction to Eyzaguirre's firing was just the latest manifestation of New Orleanians' fondness for this outpost of haute cuisine, which sits in the middle of New Orleans' bawdiest thoroughfare.
A new fondness for pop star Demi Lovato seems to be brewing.
It was never meant to denigrate Nadal—about whom our longstanding admiration and personal fondness has never wavered.
And, in a stark landscape of black rock and white ice, people who spend time here invariably develop a fondness for costumes.
Yet somehow those imperfections have engendered, if not a fondness, then at least a familiarity with my own features in a way long hair never could.
There was nothing quite like '80s fashion, with its whimsical earrings, velour tube tops, and all-neon-everything—and no pastime quite as entertaining as looking back on all of these distinct styles with fondness (and some distance).
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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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