- Present participle of indulge.
Variant of indulge
transitive verbindulged, indulging
- to yield to or satisfy (a desire); give oneself up to: to indulge a craving for sweets
- to gratify the wishes of; be very lenient with; humor
- Archaic to grant as a kindness, favor, or privilege
Origin of indulgeClassical Latin indulgere, to be kind to, yield to ; from in- + base probably akin to Classical Greek dolichos, long and amp; Gothic tulgus, firm
to give way to one's own desires; indulge oneself (in something)