Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder

What Does "Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder" Mean?

"Absence makes the heart grow fonder" is an English idiom. It means "being away from someone or something increases the affection for it."

Examples in Sentences

Here are three examples of the idiom "absence makes the heart grow fonder" used in a sentence:

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See Also

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