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indulgency

[ in-duhl-juhn-see ]
/ ɪnˈdʌl dʒən si /
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noun, plural in·dul·gen·cies.
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Origin of indulgency

1540–50; <Latin indulgentia;see indulge, -ency
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How to use indulgency in a sentence

  • What right have I to judge others severely, do you suppose, when I must ask for indulgency myself?

    A House of Gentlefolk|Ivan Turgenev
  • Max Schindelberger's smile took on the quality of indulgency as he advanced slowly toward B. Lesengeld.

    The Competitive Nephew|Montague Glass
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