- Word Combinations (adjective)
|part of speech:
||indulging or being inclined to indulge others' wishes, esp. rather than enforce discipline or strictness.
Good students resented the more indulgent teachers.Grandma was indulgent with us because she loved to see us enjoying ourselves.
- lax, lenient, permissive
- similar words:
- forbearing, liberal, soft, sparing, tolerant
||charitable, complaisant, easy, gracious, merciful