a fond hope

мед.фраз. тщетная надежда

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  • fond hope — …   Useful english dictionary

  • fond — [ fand ] adjective ** 1. ) fond of liking and caring about someone very much, especially as a result of knowing them well or for a long time: I was very fond of my Uncle Jim. Are you fond of children? a ) usually before noun loving: a fond father …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fond — [fɔnd US fa:nd] adj [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: fonne stupid person (13 16 centuries)] 1.) be fond of sb to like someone very much, especially when you have known them for a long time and almost feel love for them ▪ Joe s quite fond of her, isn t… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fond — fond1 [fänd] adj. [ME, contr. of fonned, foolish, pp. of fonnen, to be foolish] 1. Now Rare foolish, esp. foolishly naive or hopeful 2. a) tender and affectionate; loving b) affectionate in a foolish or overly indulgent way 3. cherished with… …   English World dictionary

  • fond — adjective 1 be fond of sb to like someone very much, especially when you have known them for a long time and almost feel love for them: Joe s quite fond of her, isn t he? | grow fond of: Over the years we ve grown very fond of each other. 2 be… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fond */*/ — UK [fɒnd] / US [fɑnd] adjective Word forms fond : adjective fond comparative fonder superlative fondest 1) a) liking and caring about someone very much, especially as a result of knowing them well or for a long time fond of: I was very fond of my …   English dictionary

  • Hope — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Hope >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 hope hope hopes Sgm: N 1 desire desire &c. 865 Sgm: N 1 fervent hope fervent hope sanguine expectation trust confidence reliance Sgm: N 1 faith …   English dictionary for students

  • fond — [[t]fɒ̱nd[/t]] fonder, fondest 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ of n If you are fond of someone, you feel affection for them. I am very fond of Michael... She was especially fond of a little girl named Betsy. Derived words: fondness N UNCOUNT ...a great …   English dictionary

  • fond*/ — [fɒnd] adj 1) fond of sb/sth liking and caring about someone or something very much I was very fond of my Uncle Jim.[/ex] I m not fond of children.[/ex] 2) fond of (doing) sth getting enjoyment and satisfaction from something that you do • fond… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • fond — adjective 1) she was fond of dancing Syn: keen on, partial to, addicted to, enthusiastic about, passionate about; attached to, attracted to, enamored of, in love with, having a soft spot for; informal into, hooked on, gone on, sweet on, struck on …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • fond — adjective 1) she was fond of dancing Syn: keen on, partial to, enthusiastic about, attached to, attracted to; informal into 2) his fond father Syn: adoring, devoted, doting, loving, caring …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

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