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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. indulgence: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. indulgence: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. indulgence: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. indulgence: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. indulgence: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. indulgence: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Indulgence, indulgence: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. indulgence: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. indulgence: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. indulgence: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. indulgence: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. indulgence: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. indulgence: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. indulgence: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. indulgence: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. indulgence: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Indulgence: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Indulgence: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. indulgence: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. indulgence: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Indulgence: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. indulgence: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. indulgence: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. indulgence: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  25. indulgence: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. indulgence: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. indulgence: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. indulgence: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. indulgence: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. indulgence: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. indulgence: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Indulgence: Arms and Armour [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Indulgence: Religious Tolerance [home, info]
  2. Indulgence: Glossary of spiritual and religious terms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. indulgence: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (indulgence)

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")
noun:  the act of indulging or gratifying a desire
noun:  a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone ("Too much indulgence spoils a child")
noun:  an inability to resist the gratification of whims and desires
noun:  foolish or senseless behavior

Word origin

Phrases that include indulgence:   self indulgence

Words similar to indulgence:   lenience, folly, foolery, humoring, indulging, leniency, pampering, pleasing, self-indulgence, tomfoolery, more...


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