1. [ noun ] a predisposition to like something
Synonyms: partiality fancy

"he had a fondness for whiskey"

Related terms: liking fancy
2. [ noun ] a positive feeling of liking
Synonyms: affection heart tenderness warmheartedness affectionateness

"he had trouble expressing the affection he felt" "the child won everyone's heart"

Related terms: feeling attachment regard soft_spot protectiveness
3. [ noun ] a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love
Synonyms: lovingness warmth affectionateness
Related terms: emotionality tenderness uxoriousness
Similar spelling:   Fountaine