indulgently

Definitions

  • Nobody must indulge in sports
    Nobody must indulge in sports
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv indulgently in an indulgent manner "I was indulgently advised to give the kids what they wanted unless I wished my son to be socially ostracised"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Indulgently In an indulgent manner; mildly; favorably.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • indulgently In an indulgent manner; with indulgence, leniency, or compliance, or without severity or restraint.
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Quotations

  • Rabindranath Tagore
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    “You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    “The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed, there is no winter and no night; all tragedies, all ennui s, vanish, all duties even.”
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “It is only necessary to grow old to become more charitable and even indulgent. I see no fault committed by others that I have not committed myself.”
  • Akhenaton
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    “Indulge not thyself in the passion of anger; it is whetting a sword to wound thine own breast, or murder thy friend.”
  • St. Gregory The Great
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    “Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of a certain income can indulge.”
  • Lillian Hellman
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    “It's an indulgence to sit in a room and discuss your beliefs as if they were a juicy piece of gossip.”

Usage

In literature:

The young man who sows his wild oats and indulges in the social cup, is fastening chains upon himself that never can be broken.
"Searchlights on Health" by B. G. Jefferis and J. L. Nichols
But my nurse was indulgent.
"The Fortieth Door" by Mary Hastings Bradley
The king proposed to indulge the ministers.
"Sketches of the Covenanters" by J. C. McFeeters
Let us study better this indulgent Nature before daring to fix her limits.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
We never indulged in any unnatural connections.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 3 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
Another indulged in a diatribe against wet nurses; she could no longer find one who was honest.
"A Love Episode" by Emile Zola
He felt a certain indulgent pity for his lifelong friend Lady Henry; but he could not get Mademoiselle Julie out of his head.
"Lady Rose's Daughter" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
The same thing is true of the man who indulges too freely in the pleasures of the table.
"Poise: How to Attain It" by D. Starke
I suppose she must have plenary indulgence for her conduct.
"Love Romances of the Aristocracy" by Thornton Hall
He came back ragged and disappointed, and when liquor could be got indulged freely before he resumed his work.
"The Lure of the North" by Harold Bindloss
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In poetry:

But I with flowing tears
Indulged my doubts to rise;
"Is there a God that sees or hears
The things below the skies?"
"Psalm LXXIII: Now I'm Convinced the Lord Is Kind" by Isaac Watts
For though indeed a hundred days'
Indulgence thus you win,
There does not move a lip but says
That you did never sin.
""Although no stupid scoffer, I"" by Alfred Austin
But why, my soul, sunk down so far
Beneath this heavy load?
Why do my thoughts indulge despair,
And sin against my God?
"Psalm 42 Part 1" by Isaac Watts
Better than self-indulgent years
The outflung heart of youth,
Than pleasant songs in idle ears
The tumult of the truth.
"My Birthday" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Lord, hast thou cast the nation off?
Must we for ever mourn?
Wilt thou indulge immortal wrath?
Shall mercy ne'er return?
"Psalm 60" by Isaac Watts
Thrice happy Fair! indulgent Heav'n
To Thee was doubly kind:
To others only Hearts are giv'n;
Thy Fortune suits thy Mind.
"ToThe Right Honourable The Lady Elizabeth Germain, Upon Seeing Her Do A Generous Action" by Mary Barber

In news:

Attorney Henry Brown isn't just indulging in another low-stakes round of the dozens.
As Mr Lewis clowned and mugged, Mr Martin played the amused, fraternally indulgent, faintly patronizing straight man.
There are plenty of options that are indulgent without leaving your guests feeling buffet-grazing remorse.
Explores a wide variety of learning vacations to find the best places for travelers to hone their chef skills while indulging in fine wine.
Christine "Blondy" Smith, left, owner of Blondy & Company, helps Joyce Debra Schiro try on a scarf during the Royal Treatment jewelry and indulgence bonanza Sunday afternoon at the Williamsport Volunteer Fire Co.
Lent is coming, but before you start thinking about what to give up, it's time to indulge.
Here are the easiest and fastest recipes every sweet tooth needs – with minimal ingredients required and ready for indulgence in 10 minutes or less.
Few people need an excuse to indulge in chocolate, but if you're looking for one, Saturday is National Milk Chocolate Day.
Indulging his love of softball, Vincent C Gray, DC Council chairman and candidate for mayor, makes the play at first base during a game at Randall Field in Southwest.
For, despite indulging in Hüsker Dü and Sugar material, Mould 's scorching newer work sounded torn from the same cloth—and was equally relevant.
Just kidding — this thing will feed a whole tableful of folks, whether you've chosen to indulge first in Oregano 's savory offerings or you're just here to drink and snack.
Feeling festively plump after indulging on Thanksgiving, but there is plenty of booty shaking in store for us this weekend.
Passion for chocolate becomes an Indulgence.
'Rango' review: Johnny Depp indulges his inner weirdo .
Here's what they're indulging on this holiday season.
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In science:

Since the map S0 is locally linear there is no point in distinguishing between the constant matrix ∂xS0x and the map S0 so that we indulge in the abuse of notation implicit in (5.3).
A fluctuation theorem in a random environment
In the text, various authors are mentioned by name: this is to aid the reader in researching the problem at hand, and is not meant in any way to be a detailed, historical account of the development of the field. I ask the reader for his’r indulgence on this score.
Some open problems in random matrix theory and the theory of integrable systems
In order to substantiate the loose argument we have been indulging in so far and provide proofs, we use a less direct line of attack than the one suggested by the above discussion.
On the Limit Law of a Random Walk Conditioned to Reach a High Level
Even, sometimes it indulges the reputation of the victim.
Algorithm and Implementation of the Blog-Post Supervision Process
Our main interest here is in constructing new smooth Calabi-Yau threefolds via such topological transitions, but first I will indulge in a few comments about the connectedness of the space of all Calabi-Yau threefolds.
The Expanding Zoo of Calabi-Yau Threefolds
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