Definition of 'indulgence'
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I hoped for a kind judge: I relied too much upon an unjust indulgence, for I hoped to shuffle by. TESTIMONIES (2003)It is the secure, she thought wisely, who can afford the indulgence of infidelity. DEATH AND TRANSFIGURATION (2003)Quietly promising them indulgence to come, I shut down my senses. THE CALLIGRAPHER (2003)
Sir, the defense moves that the cases be tried individually, and begs the indulgence of the court to confer with his clients. CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER (2003)
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Translations for 'indulgence'
British English: indulgence NOUN
Indulgence means treating someone with special kindness, often when it is not a good thing.
The king's indulgence towards his sons angered the business community.
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