Indulgent : Definition


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Pronunciation : In*dul"gent
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [L. indulgens, -entis, p. pr. of indulgere: cf. F. indulgent. See Indulge.]
Definition : Defn: Prone to indulge; yielding to the wishes, humor, or appetites of those under one's care; compliant; not opposing or restraining; tolerant; mild; favorable; not severe; as, an indulgent parent. Shak. The indulgent censure of posterity. Waller. The feeble old, indulgent of their ease. Dryden.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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