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Another word for fondness

  1. The condition of being closely tied to another by affection or faith

      1. A tender feeling toward another; fondness.
      2. (Archaic) An attribute or property of a thing
      3. A disposition to feel, do, or say; a propensity.
      1. A bond, as of affection or loyalty; fond regard.
      2. Something, such as a tie, band, or fastener, that attaches one thing to another.
      3. The means by which something is physically attached.
      1. An act of religious observance or prayer, especially when private.
      2. One or more prayers or other religious practices, specif. of a private or nonofficial kind
      3. Ardent, often selfless affection and dedication, as to a person or principle.
      1. Fondness; affection
      2. A like; a predilection.
      3. A feeling of attraction or love; fondness:
      1. A feeling of brotherhood and good will toward other people
      2. An expression of one's love or affection
      3. An expression of one's affection:
      1. Quality, state, or instance of being loyal
      2. A feeling or attitude of devoted attachment and affection:
      3. Faithfulness or devotion to some person, cause or nation.
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  2. A liking for something

      1. A strong wish or urge:
      2. Any strong desire or craving
      3. A desire to satisfy some craving of the body; specif., a desire for food, or, sometimes, a desire for some specific food
      1. Prejudice or bias in favor of something.
      2. Particular fondness or liking
      3. Preference, bias in favor of, tendency.
      1. The right, power, or opportunity of prior choice or claim
      2. The selecting of someone or something over another or others:
      3. The right or chance to make a choice:
      1. A pleasing taste; flavor that gratifies the palate; hence, enjoyable quality; power of pleasing.
      2. Something that lends pleasure or zest:
      3. A taste for; liking; appetite; fondness.
      1. The sense of what is proper, seemly, or least likely to give offense in a given social situation:
      2. A personal preference or liking:
      3. The sense that distinguishes the sweet, sour, salty, and bitter qualities of dissolved substances in contact with the taste buds on the tongue.
      1. Something of which one is excessively fond or desirous:
      2. A special fondness or inclination:
      3. A weak point; fault or defect, as in one's character
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Another word for fondness