[in-duhl-juh n-see]

noun, plural in·dul·gen·cies.

Origin of indulgency

1540–50; < Latin indulgentia; see indulge, -ency Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for indulgency

Historical Examples of indulgency

  • Max Schindelberger's smile took on the quality of indulgency as he advanced slowly toward B. Lesengeld.

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