Definitions for indulgentɪnˈdʌl dʒənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indulgent(adj)

    characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone

    "indulgent grandparents"

  2. indulgent, lenient, soft(adj)

    tolerant or lenient

    "indulgent parents risk spoiling their children"; "too soft on the children"; "they are soft on crime"

  3. indulgent(adj)

    being favorably inclined

    "an indulgent attitude"

Wiktionary

  1. indulgent(Adjective)

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indulgent(adj)

    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

  2. Origin: [L. indulgens, -entis, p. pr. of indulgere: cf. F. indulgent. See Indulge.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of indulgent in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of indulgent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kevin Havelock:

    People look for small indulgent snacks to treat themselves.

  2. Goethe:

    It is only necessary to grow old in order to become more indulgent. I see no fault committed that I have not been myself inclined to.

  3. Alain van der Heide:

    Meetings are an addictive, highly self-indulgent activity that corporations and other organizations habitually engage in only because they cannot actually masturbate.

  4. Robert F. Kennedy:

    The problem of power is how to achieve its responsible use rather than its irresponsible and indulgent use - of how to get men of power to live for the public rather than off the public.

  5. Jon Springer:

    Lucky’s is an interesting company with a concept that checks almost every box from what people want in a food store today, it plays to the foodie trend of fresh, lively and somewhat indulgent selections; it emphasizes fresh foods at value pricing; and it’s small and easy to shop in, not loaded with aisle after aisle of branded packaged goods in multiple sizes like a traditional supermarket.

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