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English definition of “fondly”


adverb (HOPING)    /ˈfɒ US  /ˈfɑːnd-/
hoping that something will be true when it probably will not: She fondly believed that he might come.Stupid and sillyOf unsound mind
(Definition of fondly adverb (HOPING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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