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Definition of Fond

Fond

  1. imp. of Find. Found.
  2. Foolish; silly; simple; weak.
  3. Foolishly tender and loving; weakly indulgent; over-affectionate.
  4. Affectionate; loving; tender; -- in a good sense; as, a fond mother or wife.
  5. Loving; much pleased; affectionately regardful, indulgent, or desirous; longing or yearning; -- followed by of (formerly also by on).
  6. Doted on; regarded with affection.
  7. Trifling; valued by folly; trivial.
  8. To caress; to fondle.
  9. To be fond; to dote.
  10. Foundation; bottom; groundwork;
  11. The ground.
  12. The broth or juice from braised flesh or fish, usually served as a sauce.
  13. Fund, stock, or store.

Fond Quotations

Most of us have fond memories of food from our childhood. Whether it was our mom's homemade lasagna or a memorable chocolate birthday cake, food has a way of transporting us back to the past.
Homaro Cantu

One must be fond of people and trust them if one is not to make a mess of life. - E. M. Forster
One must be fond of people and trust them if one is not to make a mess of life.
E. M. Forster

To be fond of dancing was a certain step towards falling in love.
Jane Austen

It is well that war is so terrible, otherwise we should grow too fond of it.
Robert E. Lee

I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
Winston Churchill
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Fond Translations

fond in Swedish is tycka om
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