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Noun: fondness  fónd-nus
  1. A predisposition to like something
    "he had a fondness for whiskey";
    - fancy, partiality
  2. A positive feeling of liking
    "he had trouble expressing the fondness he felt";
    - affection, affectionateness, tenderness, heart, warmness, warmheartedness, philia
  3. A quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love
    - affectionateness, lovingness, warmth

Type of: emotionalism, emotionality, feeling, liking

Encyclopedia: Fondness