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Definition of 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

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

You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you have never had the courage to commit.
Oscar Wilde

The gods too are fond of a joke.

A mother's happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.
Honore de Balzac

I am very fond of truth, but not at all of martyrdom.
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Fond Translations

fond in Swedish is tycka om

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