indulgent indulgent  /ɪn ˈdəl dʒənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone
  2. (adj) tolerant or lenient
  3. (adj) being favorably inclined

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • The indulgent grandparents let the child have her way and acquiesced to let her stay out for the night at her friends place.

News

  1. ‘STFU, Parents’ blog targeting parents who overshare info about kids

    Blair Koenig joins WGN Morning News to talk about her popular blog and book: “STFU, Parents: The Jaw-Dropping, Self-Indulgent, and Occasionally Rage-Inducing World of Parent Overshare.” …
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WGN TV Chicago

  2. The most luxurious hotel suites

    Indoor basketball courts, island-sized balconies and bathrooms that belong in museums -- America's got some crazy indulgent hotel suites with price tags to match.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: CNN

  3. America's most luxurious hotel suites

    Indoor basketball courts, island-sized balconies and bathrooms that belong in museums -- America's got some crazy indulgent hotel suites with price tags to match.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: CNN

Quotes

  1. "I don't believe it is over indulgent in the comforts that are onboard," Mr Howard told Southern Cross Radio. "The fit out of the aircraft is very basic. We do use it for overseas trips and the sleeping conditions on the plane for my staff...
    on Jul 12, 2007 By: John Howard Source: NEWS.com.au

  2. "I feel that France is also my country, another parent who has been proudly indulgent...... and sternly critical when that was best," said Cronenberg.
    on Apr 2, 2009 By: David Cronenberg Source: BBC News

  3. "I'm pretty much 80 percent healthy, 20 percent indulgent, because I don't believe in depriving yourself," Kerr said, admitting she sometimes eats potato chips.
    on Mar 25, 2010 By: Miranda Kerr Source: NEWS.com.au

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