indulgency

[in-duhl-juh n-see]
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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

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?