Word: indulgence

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Synonyms: indulgence

waste time, dally, dawdle, loiter, linger, take one's time, delay, temporize, stall, procrastinate, pussyfoot around, drag one's feet, dither, hesitate, falter, vacillate, waver, hem and haw, shilly-shally, lollygag, let the grass grow under one's feet, tarry, dillydally, shillyshally, drag one's heels

Translations: indulgence

spanish
indulgencia


german
nachgiebigkeit, nachsicht, schwäche, torheit, dummheit

french
sottise, folie, clémence, indulgence, longanimité, ...

italian
indulgenza

dutch
aflaat

russian
поблажка, потакание, снисходительность, потворство, послабление, ...

swedish
överseende

finnish
hulluus, hullutus, sallivuus, hemmottelu

czech
shovívavost

polish
odpust, dogadzanie, łaska, pobłażliwość, zaspokojenie, ...

turkish
delilik

greek
μακροθυμία, επιείκεια

ukrainian
потакати, балувати, потурати

latin
venia

slovenian
odpustek

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The meaning and "use of": indulgence

noun
  • the action or fact of indulging.
  • (in the Roman Catholic Church) a grant by the pope of remission of the temporal punishment in purgatory still due for sins after absolution. The unrestricted sale of indulgences by pardoners was a widespread abuse during the later Middle Ages.
  • an extension of the time in which a bill or debt has to be paid.

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