Definition of fond:
- Affectionate; loving; tender; - in a good sense; as, a fond mother or wife.
- Doted on; regarded with affection.
- Foolish; silly; simple; weak.
- Foolishly tender and loving; weakly indulgent; over- affectionate.
- Foundation; bottom; groundwork;
- Fund, stock, or store.
- imp. of Find. Found.
- Loving; much pleased; affectionately regardful, indulgent, or desirous; longing or yearning; - followed by of ( formerly also by on).
- The broth or juice from braised flesh or fish, usually served as a sauce.
- The ground.
- To be fond; to dote.
- To caress; to fondle.
- Trifling; valued by folly; trivial.
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- desirous (part of speech: adjective)
- loving (part of speech: adjective)
- enthusiastic (part of speech: adjective)
- "The Adventures of Lightfoot the Deer", Thornton W. Burgess.
- "Out of the Primitive", Robert Ames Bennet.
- "The Great Impersonation", E. Phillips Oppenheim.