Results for indulgence

Definitions of indulgence:

part of speech: noun

Permission: gratification: in R. Catholic Church, a remission, to a repentant sinner, of punishment which would otherwise await him in purgatory.

part of speech: noun

Forbearance of restraint or control; gratification; favour granted; a power claimed by the R. Cath. Ch. of granting remission of the penalty due to sin for a certain time, either on earth or in purgatory.

part of speech: noun

Freedom from restraint or control; permission; license; gratification; excess.

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