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fondness

noun

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2 positive regard for something
  • I have a fondness for expensive chocolate

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The first known use of fondness was in the 14th century

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“Fondness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fondness. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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