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Definition 1: absurd or silly because unlikely - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where fond or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • fond hopes of becoming President
  • fond fancies

(fond is similar to ...) devoid of good sense or judgment

"foolish remarks" "a foolish decision"

Definition 2: (followed by `of' or `to') having a strong preference or liking for - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where fond or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • fond of chocolate
  • partial to horror movies

Synonyms for fond in the sense of this definition

(fond is similar to ...) (often followed by `to') having a preference, disposition, or tendency

"wasn't inclined to believe the excuse" "inclined to be moody"

Definition 3: extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where fond or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • adoring grandparents
  • deceiving her preoccupied and doting husband with a young captain
  • hopelessly spoiled by a fond mother

Synonyms for fond in the sense of this definition

(fond is similar to ...) feeling or showing love and affection

"loving parents" "loving glances"

Definition 4: having or displaying warmth or affection - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where fond or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • affectionate children
  • a fond embrace
  • fond of his nephew
  • a tender glance

Synonyms for fond in the sense of this definition

(fond is similar to ...) feeling or showing love and affection

"loving parents" "loving glances"

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