Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: indulgence

1. indulgence (om egenskab) an inability to resist the gratification of whims and desires


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)self-indulgence


Mindre specifikke termerindiscipline, undiscipline


Mere specifikke termerluxury

2. indulgence (om egenskab) a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningToo much indulgence spoils a child.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)lenience, leniency


Mindre specifikke termerpermissiveness, tolerance


Mere specifikke termersoftness

3. indulgence (om handling) the act of indulging or gratifying a desire


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)humoring, indulging, pampering


Mindre specifikke termergratification


Mere specifikke termerbinge, excess, intemperance, intemperateness, orgy, overindulgence, self-indulgence, splurge

4. indulgence (om handling) foolish or senseless behavior


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)craziness, folly, foolery, lunacy, tomfoolery


Mindre specifikke termercaper, frolic, gambol, play, romp


Mere specifikke termerbuffoonery, clowning, frivolity, harlequinade, japery, meshugaas, mishegaas, mishegoss, prank

5. indulgence (om handling) the remission by the pope of the temporal punishment in purgatory that is still due for sins even after absolution


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIn the Middle Ages the unrestricted sale of indulgences by pardoners became a widespread abuse.


Mindre specifikke termerabsolution, remission, remission of sin, remittal


Overordnet emneområdeChurch of Rome, Roman Catholic, Roman Catholic Church, Roman Church, Western Church









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