Indulgency In*dul"gen*cy, n. Indulgence. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

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  • indulgency — /in dul jeuhn see/, n., pl. indulgencies. indulgence. [1540 50; < L indulgentia; see INDULGE, ENCY] * * * …   Universalium

  • indulgency — in·dul·gen·cy …   English syllables

  • indulgency — /ɪnˈdʌldʒənsi/ (say in duljuhnsee) noun (plural indulgencies) → indulgence …   Australian English dictionary

  • indulgency — noun see indulgence I …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tetrapharmakos — The Tetrapharmakos (τετραφάρμακος), or, The four part cure, is the Greek philosopher Epicurus (341 BC, Samos – 270 BC, Athens) remedy for leading the happiest possible life. The tetrapharmakos was originally a compound of four drugs (wax, tallow …   Wikipedia

  • indulgent — adjective /ɪnˈdʌlʤənt/ Disposed or prone to indulge, humor, gratify, or give way to ones own or anothers desires, etc., or to be compliant, lenient, or forbearing; showing or ready to show favor; …   Wiktionary

  • Lenity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Lenity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 lenity lenity lenience leniency Sgm: N 1 moderation moderation &c. 174 Sgm: N 1 tolerance tolerance toleration Sgm: N 1 mildness mildness gentleness …   English dictionary for students

  • amnesty — n 1. pardon, pardoning, excuse, excusal, excusing, forgiveness, forgiving, absolution, absolving, remission, remitting, reprieve, reprieving; clemency, indulgence, indulgency, indulging, lenience, leniency, lenity; tolerance, forbearance,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • excuse — v 1. forgive, absolve, shrive, remit; forbear, spare, judge with leniency; pardon, amnesty, reprieve, exculpate, exonerate, vindicate; acquit, clear, prove innocent, uphold innocence, remove guilt; condone, make allowances for, overlook, pass… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • forgiveness — n 1. absolution, absolving, shriving, excusal, excusing, making allowances for; pardoning, reprieve, reprieving, remission, remitting, amnesty; acquittal, acquittance, acquitting, compurgation, exculpation, exculpating, exoneration, exonerating,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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