nonindulgent onindulgent adj. 1. not indulgent. [Narrower terms: {austere, forbidding, stern ; {blue(prenominal), puritan, puritanical ; {corrective, disciplinary, disciplinal ; {monkish ; {renunciant, renunciative, self-abnegating, self-denying ; {self-disciplined ; {spartan, strict ] Also See {abstemious}. Antonym: {indulgent}. [WordNet 1.5]

2. unpermissive. Opposite of {permissive}. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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