Indulgest vs Indulgent - What's the difference?

indulgest | indulgent |


As a verb indulgest

is (archaic) (indulge).

As an adjective indulgent is

disposed or prone to indulge, humor, gratify, or give way to one's own or another's desires, etc, or to be compliant, lenient, or forbearing; showing or ready to show favor; favorable; indisposed to be severe or harsh, or to exercise necessary restraint: as, an indulgent parent; to be indulgent to servants.

indulgest

English

Verb

(head)
  • (archaic) (indulge)

  • indulge

    English

    Verb

    (indulg)
  • : To yield to a temptation or desire.
  • He looked at the chocolate but didn't indulge .
    I indulged in drinking on the weekend.
  • To satisfy the wishes or whims of.
  • Grandma indulges the kids with sweets.
    I love to indulge myself with beautiful clothes.
  • * Atterbury
  • Hope in another life implies that we indulge ourselves in the gratifications of this very sparingly.
  • To give way to (a habit or temptation); not to oppose or restrain.
  • to indulge sloth, pride, selfishness, or inclinations
  • To grant an extension to the deadline of a payment.
  • To grant as by favour; to bestow in concession, or in compliance with a wish or request.
  • * Jeremy Taylor
  • persuading us that something must be indulged to public manners
  • * Alexander Pope
  • Yet, yet a moment, one dim ray of light / Indulge , dread Chaos, and eternal Night!

    Synonyms

    * (to satisfy the wishes of) coddle, cosset, pamper, spoil * See also

    Anagrams

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    indulgent

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Disposed or prone to indulge, humor, gratify, or give way to one's own or another's desires, etc., or to be compliant, lenient, or forbearing; showing or ready to show favor; favorable; indisposed to be severe or harsh, or to exercise necessary restraint: as, an indulgent parent; to be indulgent to servants.
  • *
  • *:An indulgent playmate, Grannie would lay aside the long scratchy-looking letter she was writing (heavily crossed ‘to save notepaper’) and enter into the delightful pastime of ‘a chicken from Mr Whiteley's’.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2012, date=April 29, author=Nathan Rabin
  • , title= TV: Review: THE SIMPSONS (CLASSIC): “Treehouse of Horror III” (season 4, episode 5; originally aired 10/29/1992) , passage=Mr. Burns is similarly perfectly cast as a heartless capitalist willing to do anything for a quick buck, even if it means endangering the lives of those around him and Marge elegantly rounds out the main cast as a good, pure-hearted and overly indulgent woman who sees the big, good heart (literally and metaphorically) of a monstrous man-brute.}}

    Synonyms

    * forbearing * gentle * lenient * tolerant

    Derived terms

    * indulgential * indulgently

    References

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