Definition of absence makes the heart grow fonder in English:

absence makes the heart grow fonder

phrase

proverb
  • You feel more affection for those you love when parted from them.

    • ‘You know what they say folks, absence makes the heart grow fonder.’
    • ‘They say absence makes the heart grow fonder, but it can also make the heart forget.’
    • ‘They say absence makes the heart grow fonder, and for Colchester troops returning from peace-keeping duties 3,500 miles away from home it seems to be true.’
    • ‘They says absence makes the heart grow fonder, but sometimes it just allows the heart to find someone else because you're lonely or horny.’
    • ‘So tonight you're going to catch your breath and put to test that absence makes the heart grow fonder theory.’
    • ‘No, I miss my wife when I'm on tour, but it's good to be apart, because absence makes the heart grow fonder, right?’
    • ‘They say absence makes the heart grow fonder, and I hope that as a result I've been able to grasp something of the spirit of these wild and wonderful places.’
    • ‘And while absence makes the heart grow fonder, well, so does maturity.’
    • ‘Loads of young couples believe that absence makes the heart grow fonder but distance is a real test for a relationship.’
    • ‘If you stay away from me during the morning, then that will strengthen our relationship because absence makes the heart grow fonder.’