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Synonyms for indulgenceɪnˈdʌl dʒəns

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indulgence, self-indulgence(noun)

    an inability to resist the gratification of whims and desires

    Synonyms:
    leniency, indulgence, self-indulgence, intemperance, foolery, pampering, lenience, tomfoolery, indulging, humoring, lunacy, folly, craziness, intemperateness

  2. indulgence, lenience, leniency(noun)

    a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone

    Synonyms:
    leniency, mildness, self-indulgence, foolery, pampering, lenience, tomfoolery, indulging, indulgence, humoring, lunacy, folly, craziness, lenity

  3. indulgence, indulging, pampering, humoring(noun)

    the act of indulging or gratifying a desire

    Synonyms:
    leniency, indulgence, self-indulgence, foolery, pampering, lenience, tomfoolery, indulging, humoring, lunacy, folly, craziness

  4. folly, foolery, tomfoolery, craziness, lunacy, indulgence(noun)

    foolish or senseless behavior

    Synonyms:
    lunacy, foolishness, flakiness, indulging, daftness, madness, lenience, pampering, stupidity, humoring, leniency, foolery, tomfoolery, self-indulgence, folly, craziness, insaneness, indulgence, imbecility, unwiseness, betise

  5. indulgence(noun)

    the remission by the pope of the temporal punishment in purgatory that is still due for sins even after absolution

    Synonyms:
    leniency, self-indulgence, foolery, pampering, lenience, tomfoolery, indulging, humoring, lunacy, folly, craziness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. indulgence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    gratification, humoring, pampering, cockering

  2. indulgence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    favor, liberality, lenity, lenience, kindness, tenderness

  3. indulgence(n.)

    Synonyms:
    (Theol.) remission, absolution, forgiveness, pardon

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

leniency, forbearance, patience, complacency, tolerance, benevolence


Translations for indulgence

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • odpustekCzech
  • Gnade, Duldsamkeit, Ablass, Gnadenbezeigung, Duldung, Milde, Gefälligkeit, Nachgiebigkeit, NachsichtGerman
  • συχωροχάρτι, ανοχή, πολυτέλεια, παραχάιδεμα, επιείκεια, απόλαυση, κανάκεμα, συγχωροχάρτιGreek
  • indulgenciaSpanish
  • زیاده رویPersian
  • lievitys, viettelys, hemmottelu, ane, lempeys, suopeusFinnish
  • indulgenceFrench
  • indulgo, induljencoIdo
  • vizio, indulgenzaItalian
  • 면벌Korean
  • aflaatDutch
  • wyrozumiałośćPolish
  • indulgență, îngăduire, tolerareRomanian
  • индульгенция, [[отпущение]] [[грех, потворство, терпимость, снисхождение, потакание, снисходительностьRussian

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