indulgency

[ in-duhl-juh n-see ]
/ ɪnˈdʌl dʒən si /
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noun, plural in·dul·gen·cies.

Origin of indulgency

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

  • 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