Definitions, Meanings, Synonyms, Examples and Famous Quotes of indulgence in English


UK /ɪnˈdʌl.dʒəns /

US /ɪnˈdʌl.dʒəns /


indulgence in a sentence | indulgence example sentences

Indulgenced prayers

Indulgence in self-pity

Curiously, no one mentions indulgences.

Chocolate is my only indulgence.

Fur coats are an indulgence

Quotes and Sayings about "indulgence"


"People talk of the courage of convictions, but in actual life a man's duty to his family may make a rigid course seem a selfish indulgence of his own righteousness."

--- F. Scott Fitzgerald

"Not many years ago, it was access to information and movement that seemed our greatest luxury; nowadays it’s often freedom from information, the chance to sit still, that feels like the ultimate prize. Stillness is not just an indulgence for those with enough resources – it’s a necessity for anyone who wishes to gather less visible resources."

--- Pico Iyer

"Negative thinking is always expensive--dragging us down mentally, emotionally, and physically--hence I refer to any indulgence in it as a luxury."

--- Peter McWilliams

"Our understanding of God is the answer to prayer; getting things from God is God's indulgence of us. When God stops giving us things, He brings us into the place where we can begin to understand Him."

--- Oswald Chambers

"Too many of us now tend to worship self indulgence and consumption."

--- Jimmy Carter