fondness


fondness (http://definr.com/fondness)

     n 1: a predisposition to like something; "he had a fondness for
          whiskey" [syn: fancy, partiality]
     2: a positive feeling of liking; "he had trouble expressing the
        affection he felt"; "the child won everyone's heart" [syn:
         affection, affectionateness, tenderness, heart, warmheartedness]
     3: a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love
        [syn: affectionateness, lovingness, warmth]