Associations to the word «Indulgence»

Wiktionary

INDULGENCE, noun. The act of indulging
INDULGENCE, noun. Tolerance
INDULGENCE, noun. Catering to someone's every desire
INDULGENCE, noun. Something in which someone indulges
INDULGENCE, noun. An indulgent act; favour granted; gratification.
INDULGENCE, noun. (Roman Catholicism) A pardon or release from the expectation of punishment in purgatory, after the sinner has been granted absolution.
INDULGENCE, verb. (transitive) (Roman Catholic Church) to provide with an indulgence

Dictionary definition

INDULGENCE, noun. An inability to resist the gratification of whims and desires.
INDULGENCE, noun. A disposition to yield to the wishes of someone; "too much indulgence spoils a child".
INDULGENCE, noun. The act of indulging or gratifying a desire.
INDULGENCE, noun. Foolish or senseless behavior.
INDULGENCE, noun. The remission by the pope of the temporal punishment in purgatory that is still due for sins even after absolution; "in the Middle Ages the unrestricted sale of indulgences by pardoners became a widespread abuse".

Wise words

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