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synonyms for fonder

  • affectionate
  • enamored
  • indulgent
  • sentimental
  • sympathetic
  • addicted
  • adoring
  • amorous
  • attached
  • caring
  • devoted
  • doting
  • keen on
  • lovesome
  • lovey-dovey
  • loving
  • mushy
  • partial
  • predisposed
  • responsive
  • romantic
  • silly over
  • tender
  • warm
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antonyms for fonder

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  • cold
  • cool
  • hating
  • hostile
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How to use fonder in a sentence

As George Eliot says: “We get the fonder of our houses if they have a physiognomy of their own, as our friends have.”
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
A change had come over him since they parted; he had grown fonder of his parents, but colder to her.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
The jovial Campers became ever bluffer and heartier and fonder of them as song followed song.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
"Absence hasn't made the heart grow any fonder," he reflected.
THE OPENED SHUTTERSCLARA LOUISE BURNHAM
Marmoset was fonder of riding than walking, so that Grampus had enough to do; but he did not put himself much about.
MARTIN RATTLERR.M. BALLANTYNE
Though I cannot express my affection in such charming language as this, yet, believe me, no mother was ever fonder of a child.
TALES AND NOVELS, VOLUME 3 (OF 10)MARIA EDGEWORTH
She might have been a little fonder of him while he was here, I think, instead of making all this mourning now he's gone.
SARCHEDONG. J. (GEORGE JOHN) WHYTE-MELVILLE
I am agitated, as is proper; and I am fonder of my young wife than is fitting at my age.
MEMOIRS OF THE DUCHESSE DE DINO V.1/3, 1831-1835DOROTHY DUCHESSE DE DINO
The Carrier was in high spirits, good fellow that he was, and fonder of his little wife than ever.
THE CRICKET ON THE HEARTHCHARLES DICKENS
Mr. Gordon listened and advised him frequently, and Bob grew fonder of him all the time.
BETTY GORDON IN THE LAND OF OILALICE B. EMERSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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