Synonyms for indulgent

Synonyms for (adjective) indulgent

Synonyms: indulgent

Definition: being favorably inclined

Usage: an indulgent attitude

Similar words: favorable, favourable

Definition: encouraging or approving or pleasing

Usage: a favorable reply; he received a favorable rating; listened with a favorable ear; made a favorable impression


Synonyms: indulgent

Definition: characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone

Usage: indulgent grandparents

Similar words: decadent, effete

Definition: marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay

Usage: a decadent life of excessive money and no sense of responsibility; a group of effete self-professed intellectuals


Similar words: dissipated, card-playing, betting, sporting

Definition: preoccupied with the pursuit of pleasure and especially games of chance

Usage: led a dissipated life; a betting man; a card-playing son of a bitch; a gambling fool; sporting gents and their ladies


Similar words: sybaritic, luxuriant, luxurious, epicurean, voluptuary, voluptuous

Definition: displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses

Usage: an epicurean banquet; enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs; Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence; a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness


Similar words: gay

Definition: given to social pleasures often including dissipation

Usage: led a gay Bohemian life; a gay old rogue with an eye for the ladies


Similar words: epicurean, hedonic, hedonistic

Definition: devoted to pleasure

Usage: a hedonic thrill; lives of unending hedonistic delight; epicurean pleasures


Similar words: heavy, intemperate, hard

Definition: given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites especially for intoxicating liquors

Usage: a hard drinker


Similar words: overindulgent

Definition: excessively indulgent


Similar words: pampering

Definition: gratifying tastes, appetites, or desires

Usage: pampering parents often have spoilt children; a very pampering cruise experience


Similar words: self-indulgent

Definition: indulgent of your own appetites and desires

Usage: a self-indulgent...way of looking at life- Havelock Ellis


Synonyms: indulgent, soft, lenient

Definition: tolerant or lenient

Usage: indulgent parents risk spoiling their children; too soft on the children; they are soft on crime

Similar words: permissive

Definition: granting or inclined or able to grant permission; not strict in discipline

Usage: direct primary legislation is largely permissive rather than prescriptive; permissive parents