Synonyms of 'indulgent'
in the sense of gentle
softa quiet and gentle man who liked sports and enjoyed life
in the sense of kind
considerate, friendly, and helpfulHe was a very kind man, full of common sense.
in the sense of kindly
having a warm-hearted and caring natureHe was a stern critic but an extremely kindly man.
in the sense of liberal
having social and political views that favour progress and reformShe is known to have liberal views on abortion and contraception.
in the sense of mild
gentle or temperate in character, climate, or behaviourHe is a mild man, reasonable almost to the point of blandness.
in the sense of permissive
tolerant or lenient, esp. in sexual mattersHer parents are permissive and set few clear boundaries.
in the sense of tender
gentle and kindtender, loving care
in the sense of tolerant
accepting of the beliefs, actions, etc., of other peopleThey need to be tolerant of different points of view.
in the sense of understanding
kind, sympathetic, or tolerant towards peopleHer boss, who was very understanding, gave her time off.
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Thesaurus for indulgent from the Collins English Thesaurus
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