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"
foolish or senseless behavior
the act of indulging or gratifying a desire
a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone
"too much indulgence spoils a child"
an inability to resist the gratification of whims and desires
- self indulgence