overfond

[ UK /ˌə‍ʊvəfˈɒnd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. excessively fond
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How To Use overfond In A Sentence

  • Guardastagno (forgetting the lawes of respect and loyall friendship) became overfondly enamoured, expressing the same by such outward meanes, that the Lady her selfe tooke knowledge thereof, and not with any dislike, as it seemed, but rather lovingly entertained; yet she grew not so forgetfull of her honour and estimation, as the other did of faith to his friend. The Decameron
  • It still basks in the quick reversals McDonagh is overfond of, and the characters are even more inconsistent.
  • Three more days the _Arla_ spent on the coast, and three more nights the skipper and the mate drank overfondly of cold tea, leaving Bertie to keep watch. Great Sea Stories
  • Three more days the Arla spent on the coast, and three more nights the skipper and the mate drank overfondly of cold tea, leaving Bertie to keep the watch. THE TERRIBLE SOLOMONS
  • Perhaps I am overfond of this cartoon, because I wore out the storybook record of it when I was a child.
  • They are vanity, an overfondness for authority and an exaggerated sense of their own dignity. Times, Sunday Times
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