, n. 1. The quality or state of being fond; foolishness. [Obs.]
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Fondness it were for any, being free,
To covet fetters, though they golden be.
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2. Doting affection; tender liking; strong appetite, propensity, or relish; as, he had a fondness for truffles.
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My heart had still some foolish fondness for thee.

Syn. -- Attachment; affection; love; kindness.
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