Definition of fond in English:

fond

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Pronunciation: /fɒnd
 
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adjective

Derivatives

fondly

adverb
More example sentences
  • Nellie was a firm favourite and she will be fondly remembered by her devoted family and many friends.
  • She will be fondly remembered for her great lobster feeds, cooked the Island way.
  • Then he raised his head, smiled, and scoped the audience, gazing deeply and fondly into their eyes.

Origin

late Middle English (in the sense 'infatuated, foolish'): from obsolete fon 'a fool, be foolish', of unknown origin. Compare with fun.

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