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indulgence

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Christianity
indulgencein‧dul‧gence /ɪnˈdʌldʒəns/ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [uncountable]ENJOY/LIKE DOING somethingDO the habit of allowing yourself to do or have whatever you want, or allowing someone else to do or have whatever they want self-indulgence at self-indulgent2 [countable]ENJOY/LIKE DOING something something that you do or have for pleasure, not because you need it 🔊 An occasional glass of wine was his only indulgence.3 [uncountable] formal willingness to ignore someone’s faults or weaknesses 🔊 a spirit of indulgence and forgiveness4 [countable]RRC a promise of freedom from punishment by God, sold by priests in the Middle Ages
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indulgenceSwiss chocolate is my only indulgence.
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