Affection or liking for someone or something: I remember him with great fondness I have a fondness for spicy food
More example sentences
- Not alone was he a perfectionist but he brought a great sense of devotion and fondness to his work.
- But she was not too upset, for she knew it was a gesture of fondness and respect for Hector Quintero.
- Millar didn't care much for sentiment, but he remembered Bilsland with some fondness.
affection, love, liking, warmth, tenderness, kindness, devotion, care, endearment, feeling, sentiment, attachment, closeness, friendliness, familiarity, intimacy; regard, respect, admiration, adoration, worship, reverenceliking, love, taste, partiality, preference, keenness, inclination, penchant, predilection, fancy, relish, passion, proclivity, appetite; weakness, soft spot, susceptibility, addiction
informal thing, yen