Indulgent meaning

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Indulging or inclined to indulge; kind or lenient, often to excess.
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The definition of indulgent is someone who is lenient or who gives into whims and desires.

A parent who gives into the whims of his children is an example of an indulgent parent.

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Showing, characterized by, or given to permissiveness or generosity with regard to others.

An indulgent parent; an indulgent book review.

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Showing, characterized by, or given to self-indulgence.

Indulgent habits.

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Disposed or prone to indulge, humor, gratify, or give way to one's own or another's desires, etc., or to be compliant, lenient, or forbearing; showing or ready to show favor; favorable; indisposed to be severe or harsh, or to exercise necessary restraint: as, an indulgent parent; to be indulgent to servants.
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