Example sentences for: indulgence

How can you use “indulgence” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Instead of indulgence, 40-year-old fashion seems to need taming.

  • It is now no more that toleration is spoken of, as if it was by the indulgence of one class of people that another enjoyed the exercise of their inherent natural rights.

  • From Dewar's Profiles to Miller Time, a drink or a smoke has more often than not been portrayed as a reward for hard work, an indulgence that the achieving bourgeoisie earns the right to allow itself.

  • To usher in the Year 2000, the Pope has declared that anyone who quits smoking or drinking (or eating) for one day can get an "indulgence"--a ticket bypassing purgatorial repentance and smoothing the way to heaven.

  • That forms like sale-athon retain the a even after the base element's e demonstrates that the -athon of marathon , rather than the -ethon of telethon , is perceived as the primary form of the suffix, but the matter has not been completely settled: consider alcothon (which I hope was a test of abstinence rather than indulgence).


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