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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Indulgence (0.00869 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Indulgence.
English → Indonesian
English → English
n 1: an inability to resist the gratification of whims and
desires [syn: self-indulgence
2: a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone; “too much
indulgence spoils a child”
3: the act of indulging or gratifying a desire [syn: indulging
4: foolish or senseless behavior [syn: folly
5: the remission by the pope of the temporal punishment in
purgatory that is still due for sins even after
absolution; “in the Middle Ages the unrestricted sale of
indulgences by pardoners became a widespread abuse”
English → English
, v. t.
To grant an indulgence to.
, n. [L. indulgentia: cf. F.
1. The act of indulging or humoring; the quality of being
indulgent; forbearance of restrain or control.
If I were a judge, that word indulgence should never
issue from my lips. --Tooke.
They err, that through indulgence to others, or
fondness to any sin in themselves, substitute for
repentance anything less. --Hammond.
2. An indulgent act; favor granted; gratification.
If all these gracious indulgences are without any
effect on us, we must perish in our own folly.
3. (R. C. Ch.) Remission of the temporal punishment due to
sins, after the guilt of sin has been remitted by sincere
repentance; absolution from the censures and public
penances of the church. It is a payment of the debt of
justice to God by the application of the merits of Christ
and his saints to the contrite soul through the church. It
is therefore believed to diminish or destroy for sins the
punishment of purgatory.