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Definitions for indulgent
ɪnˈdʌl dʒəntin·dul·gent

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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

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

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How to say indulgent in sign language?

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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

Examples of indulgent in a Sentence

  1. Kevin Havelock:

    People look for small indulgent snacks to treat themselves.

  2. Linda Ronstadt:

    I went to the president of my record company, who's a man who genuinely likes music. And I said,' Look, I made all these records for you... I'm going to do this just for me, this might be self-indulgent -- if it sells two copies, I don't care. But if I can't record this music, I'm going to die.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A black crow does not become a white dove by putting on its body the same color dress or paint; Similarly, a self-indulgent wearing any colour of devout outfit and giving a sermon in a soft, seamless and sweet accent to a large number of selfish disciples does not become a spiritual master or saint.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    When a self-indulgent is enjoying own life like anything by flying, going places & splurging, her/his sycophants’ project this picture as if s/he is working round the clock & the stupid easily believe it.

  5. 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.

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