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indulgence

in·dul·gence

indulgence

 
pronunciation:
ihn duhl jns
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of indulging.
He regretted his indulgence in the cheesecake.
antonyms:
abstinence
similar words:
leniency, license
definition 2: the state of being indulgent.
The parents' indulgence was sickening.
antonyms:
abstinence, self-control
similar words:
dotage
definition 3: that in which one indulges.
Chocolate is my only indulgence.
similar words:
luxury
definition 4: that which is granted as a favor or privilege.
similar words:
favor
definition 5: leniency; forbearance.
antonyms:
strictness
similar words:
forbearance, leniency