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indulgency

[in-duhl-juh n-see]
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noun, plural in·dul·gen·cies.
  1. indulgence.

Origin of indulgency

1540–50; < Latin indulgentia; see indulge, -ency
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Examples from the Web for indulgencies

Historical Examples

  • Since that time, they have almost all married into the tory families, for the sake of dispensations and indulgencies.

    Novanglus, and Massachusettensis

    John Adams

  • Nay, there are Indulgencies granted to People in that State, which would be sinful out of it.


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