The act by which somebody is pampered.
Allowance is a consideration of unusual circumstances.
Tolerance with respect to the actions and beliefs of others.
A wasting or squandering
Excessive use of alcoholic beverages.
Something that is not essential but provides pleasure and comfort:
Indulgence of one's own desires, impulses, etc.
(Philosophy) The ethical doctrine holding that only what is pleasant or has pleasant consequences is intrinsically good.
Lavish or sensual self-indulgence
Kind or compassionate treatment; relief of suffering
Patience is the quality of waiting calmly without complaining.
Tolerance is being patient, understanding and accepting of anything different.
An excessive desire to acquire or possess more than what one needs or deserves, especially with respect to material wealth:
Absolution is defined as the formal forgiveness of wrongdoing, or the act of being relieved of guilt or consequences.
Forbearance, leniency, or mercy, as toward an offender or enemy
Deep awareness of the suffering of another accompanied by the wish to relieve it.
An amount or quantity beyond what is normal or sufficient; a surplus:
A privilege or concession:
Fondness is defined as a warm affection.
Forbearance is defined as patience or is a legal agreement to stop payments on a debt for a period of time.
A forgiving or being forgiven; pardon
(Archaic) Kind feeling; affection; goodwill
A period of uninhibited activity
Death or decay of living tissue; gangrene.
Control or repression of feelings; constraint.
The act of declining to vote on a particular issue. [First attested in the late 19th century.]
Habitual moderation in regard to the indulgence of the natural appetites and passions; restrained or moderate indulgence; moderation; as, temperance in eating and drinking; temperance in the indulgence of joy or mirth; specifically, moderation, and sometimes abstinence, in respect to using intoxicating liquors.
A cause of such a mental state
An act or gesture that helps another person; a favor.
The serving of food or the manner in which it is served:
A welfare institution, organization, or fund
The quality or condition of being lenient
(--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
Forbearing or lenient treatment
A structure, such as a pavilion in a garden, that is chiefly decorative rather than practical in purpose.
Foolish behavior or a foolish action
the act of indulging or gratifying a desire
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