Origin of indulgent
Examples from the Web for indulgent
Both followed wars; people were tired of idealism and self-sacrifice and were determined to enjoy a self- indulgent materialism.
Then, after their brief, indulgent stare, the two of them took off down the street, clearly unimpressed.
Only rich kids with indulgent parents and poor kids with after-school jobs had their own cars.
I do the 80 percent healthy, 20 percent indulgent rule, and I feel that really works for me.Victoria’s Secret Models on 2012 Fashion Show Diet, Training|Misty White Sidell|December 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In hindsight, Obama's 2008 campaign looks like an indulgent fantasy in which the major conflicts in life simply don't exist.
Such were the elements Mr. Barton was preparing to appear before an indulgent public in two days' time.Bluebell|Mrs. George Croft Huddleston
“The expression was yours,” he said, with an indulgent smile.Meccania|Owen Gregory
She loved him, veiling the depth in her vagueness, her aloofness, her indulgent irony.Christmas Roses and Other Stories|Anne Douglas Sedgwick
But human nature is not so indulgent, and the Khille rather bore them a grudge.Simon Eichelkatz; The Patriarch|Ulrich Frank
Monsieur Urbain de la Marinire was always amiable and indulgent.Angelot|Eleanor Price
c.1500, from Latin indulgentem (nominative indulgens), present participle of indulgere (see indulgence). Related: Indulgently.