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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The remission by the pope of the temporal punishment in purgatory that is still due for sins even after absolution; Foolish or senseless behavior; The act of gratifying a desire; A disposition to yield to the wishes of someone;

Usage examples (34)
  • Restaurant vouchers are the perfect solution as everyone enjoys the indulgence of fabulous food and fine wines in attractive surroundings.
  • Too much indulgence spoils a child
  • This indulgence is applicable only to the souls in purgatory.
  • On the other days of the year this indulgence is apartial one. for more
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