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INDULGENCE





Definition:

  1. [noun] an inability to resist the gratification of whims and desires
    Synonyms: self-

  2. [noun] a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone; "too much indulgence spoils a child"
    Synonyms: lenience, leniency

  3. [noun] the act of indulging or gratifying a desire
    Synonyms: indulging, pampering, humoring

  4. [noun] foolish or senseless behavior
    Synonyms: folly, foolery, tomfoolery, craziness, lunacy

  5. [noun] the remission by the pope of the temporal punishment in purgatory that is still due for sins even after absolution; "in the Middle Ages the unrestricted sale of indulgences by pardoners became a widespread abuse"

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