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fond

To be fond of something is to like it. Sports fans are fond of sports. Oddly, this adjective can also mean foolish and silly.

We're all fond of some things and people: the things and people we like. Being fond can mean anything from liking something a little ("I'm fond of that band") to be extremely, almost absurdly interested in something ("He's a little too fond of football"). This word sometimes implies foolishness and absurdity: almost like you love something so much that you've lost your mind. But usually being fond is a good thing: it just means you enjoy something.

Primary Meanings of fond

1.
adj
having or displaying warmth or affection
2.
adj
absurd or silly because unlikely
Full Definitions of fond
1

adj having or displaying warmth or affection

“a fond embrace”
fond of his nephew”
Synonyms:
affectionate, lovesome, tender, warm
loving
feeling or showing love and affection

adj extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent

“hopelessly spoiled by a fond mother”
Synonyms:
adoring, doting
loving
feeling or showing love and affection

adj (followed by `of' or `to') having a strong preference or liking for

fond of chocolate”
Synonyms:
partial
inclined
(often followed by `to') having a preference, disposition, or tendency
2

adj absurd or silly because unlikely

fond hopes of becoming President”
fond fancies”
Synonyms:
foolish
devoid of good sense or judgment

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