English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'indulgent'

Additional synonyms

in the sense of gentle
a quiet and gentle man who liked sports and enjoyed life
in the sense of kind
considerate, friendly, and helpful
He was a very kind man, full of common sense.
in the sense of kindly
having a warm-hearted and caring nature
He was a stern critic but an extremely kindly man.
in the sense of liberal
having social and political views that favour progress and reform
She is known to have liberal views on abortion and contraception.
in the sense of mild
gentle or temperate in character, climate, or behaviour
He is a mild man, reasonable almost to the point of blandness.
in the sense of permissive
tolerant or lenient, esp. in sexual matters
Her parents are permissive and set few clear boundaries.
in the sense of tender
gentle and kind
tender, loving care
in the sense of tolerant
accepting of the beliefs, actions, etc., of other people
They need to be tolerant of different points of view.
in the sense of understanding
kind, sympathetic, or tolerant towards people
Her boss, who was very understanding, gave her time off.

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