Etymology
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indulgent (adj.)

"lenient, willing to overlook faults," often in a bad sense, "too lenient," c. 1500, from Latin indulgentem (nominative indulgens) "kind, tender, fond," present participle of indulgere "be kind, be complaisant, yield" (see indulgence). Related: Indulgently.

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Definitions of indulgent

indulgent (adj.)
characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone;
indulgent grandparents
indulgent (adj.)
tolerant or lenient;
indulgent parents risk spoiling their children
Synonyms: lenient / soft
indulgent (adj.)
being favorably inclined;
an indulgent attitude
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