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Adjective fond has 4 senses


     imp. of Find. Found.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
fonda. [For fonned, p. p. of OE. fonnen to be foolish. See Fon.].
  •  Foolish; silly; simple; weak.  [1913 Webster]
    "Grant I may never prove so fond
    To trust man on his oath or bond.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Foolishly tender and loving; weakly indulgent; over-affectionate.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Affectionate; loving; tender; -- in a good sense; as, a fond mother or wife.  Addison.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Loving; much pleased; affectionately regardful, indulgent, or desirous; longing or yearning; -- followed by of (formerly also by on).  [1913 Webster]
    " More fond on her than she upon her love."  [1913 Webster]
    " You are as fond of grief as of your child."  [1913 Webster]
    " A great traveler, and fond of telling his adventures."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Doted on; regarded with affection.  [1913 Webster]
    " Nor fix on fond abodes to circumscribe thy prayer."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Trifling; valued by folly; trivial.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
fondv. t. 
     To caress; to fondle.  [1913 Webster]
    " The Tyrian hugs and fonds thee on her breast."  [1913 Webster]
fondv. i. 
     To be fond; to dote.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
fondn. [F., fr. L. fundus. See Fund.].
  •  Foundation; bottom; groundwork;  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  •  Fund, stock, or store.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


fond, adj.
1 (foll. by of) having affection or a liking for.
2 affectionate, loving, doting.
3 (of beliefs etc.) foolishly optimistic or credulous; na{iuml}ve.

fondly adv. fondness n.
ME f. obs. fon fool, be foolish



addicted to, adoring, affectionate, apish, asinine, aspiring, assured, attached to, batty, befooled, beguiled, besotted, bootless, brainless, buffoonish, caring, cockeyed, confident, conjugal, crazy, credulous, daffy, daft, dazed, dear, demonstrative, devoted, dizzy, doting, dumb, easily taken in, easy of belief, empty, expectant, faithful, fatuitous, fatuous, filial, flaky, fond of, fool, foolheaded, foolish, fuddled, full of hope, futile, gaga, goofy, gulled, hooked on, hopeful, hoping, husbandly, idiotic, imbecile, in good heart, in hopes, inane, inclined to believe, indulgent, inept, infatuated, insane, kooky, languishing, lonesome, loony, lovelorn, lovesick, lovesome, loving, mad, maternal, maudlin, melting, moronic, naive, nutty, of good cheer, of good hope, overconfiding, overcredulous, overtrustful, overtrusting, parental, partial to, paternal, responsive, romantic, sanguine, sappy, screwy, senseless, sentimental, silly, soft, stupid, superstitious, sympathetic, tender, thoughtless, trustful, trusting, uncritical, undespairing, undoubting, unskeptical, unsuspecting, unsuspicious, upbeat, uxorious, vain, wacky, warm, wet, wifely, witless




N love, fondness, liking, inclination, regard, dilection, admiration, fancy, affection, sympathy, fellow-feeling, tenderness, heart, brotherly love, benevolence, attachment, yearning, eros, tender passion, amour, gyneolatry, gallantry, passion, flame, devotion, fervor, enthusiasm, transport of love, rapture, enchantment, infatuation, adoration, idolatry, Cupid, Venus, myrtle, true lover's knot, love token, love suit, love affair, love tale, love story, the, old story, plighted love, courtship, amourette, free love, maternal love, storge, parental love, young love, puppy love, attractiveness, popularity, favorite, lover, suitor, follower, admirer, adorer, wooer, amoret, beau, sweetheart, inamorato, swain, young man, flame, love, truelove, leman, Lothario, gallant, paramour, amoroso, cavaliere servente, captive, cicisbeo, caro sposo, inamorata, ladylove, idol, darling, duck, Dulcinea, angel, goddess, cara sposa, betrothed, affianced, fiancee, flirt, coquette, amorette, pair of turtledoves, abode of love, agapemone, loving, fond of, taken with, struck with, smitten, bitten, attached to, wedded to, enamored, charmed, in love, love-sick, over head and ears in love, head over heels in love, affectionate, tender, sweet upon, sympathetic, loving, amorous, amatory, fond, erotic, uxorious, ardent, passionate, rapturous, devoted, motherly, loved, beloved well beloved, dearly beloved, dear, precious, darling, pet, little, favorite, popular, congenial, after one's mind, after one's taste, after one's fancy, after one's own heart, to one's mind, to one's taste, to one's fancy, to one's own heart, in one's good graces, dear as the apple of one's eye, nearest to one's heart, lovable, adorable, lovely, sweet, attractive, seductive, winning, charming, engaging, interesting, enchanting, captivating, fascinating, bewitching, amiable, like an angel, amantes amentes, credula res amor est, militat omnis amasius, love conquers all, omnia vincit amor, si vis amari ama, the sweetest joy, the wildest woe.

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