Definitions for indulgentɪnˈdʌl dʒənt
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characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone
indulgent, lenient, soft(adj)
tolerant or lenient
"indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"; "too soft on the children"; "they are soft on crime"
being favorably inclined
"an indulgent attitude"
Disposed or prone to indulge, humor, gratify, or give way to one's own or another's desires, etc., or to be compliant, lenient, or forbearing; showing or ready to show favor; favorable; indisposed to be severe or harsh, or to exercise necessary restraint: as, an indulgent parent; to be indulgent to servants.
prone to indulge; yielding to the wishes, humor, or appetites of those under one's care; compliant; not opposing or restraining; tolerant; mild; favorable; not severe; as, an indulgent parent
Origin: [L. indulgens, -entis, p. pr. of indulgere: cf. F. indulgent. See Indulge.]
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