Synonyms of 'indulgent'
kind or lenient, often to excessHis indulgent mother was willing to let him do what he wanted.
The Professor takes a slightly more lenient view.
She is known to have liberal views on abortion and contraception.
He was a very kind man, full of common sense.
He was a stern critic but an extremely kindly man.
Her boss, who was very understanding, gave her time off.
a quiet and gentle man who liked sports and enjoyed life
tender, loving care
He is a mild man, reasonable almost to the point of blandness.
She gave him a fond smile.
They need to be tolerant of different points of view.
They have a very easy-going attitude to life.
Her parents are permissive and set few clear boundaries.
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in the sense of easy-going
relaxed in manner or attitudeThey have a very easy-going attitude to life.
in the sense of fond
loving and affectionateShe gave him a fond smile.
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