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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·dul·gent /ɪnˈdʌlʤənt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·dul·gent a.  Prone to indulge; yielding to the wishes, humor, or appetites of those under one's care; compliant; not opposing or restraining; tolerant; mild; favorable; not severe; as, an indulgent parent.
    The indulgent censure of posterity.   --Waller.
    The feeble old, indulgent of their ease.   --Dryden.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: showing or characterized by or given to indulgence;
             "indulgent grandparents" [ant: nonindulgent]
      2: tolerant or lenient; "indulgent parents risk spoiling their
         children"; "procedures are lax and discipline is weak";
         "too soft on the children" [syn: lax, lenient, soft]
      3: being favorably inclined; "an indulgent attitude"