[ adjective ] having or displaying warmth or affection
"affectionate children" "caring parents" "a fond embrace" "fond of his nephew" "a tender glance" "a warm embrace"
Used in print(Frank Oppenheimer, "Science and Fear-- A Discussion...)
Our inability to explain why certain people are fond of us frequently induces the same kind of ritual and malaise .
[ adjective ] extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
"adoring grandparents" "deceiving her preoccupied and doting husband with a young captain" "hopelessly spoiled by a fond mother"
Used in print(David Stacton, The Judges of the Secret Court....)
The audience was fond of Harry_Hawk , he was a dear , in or out of character , but he was not particularly funny .
[ adjective ] absurd or silly because unlikely
"fond hopes of becoming President" "fond fancies"