Meaning of indulgence

Definition of indulgence

(noun) an inability to resist the gratification of whims and desires
a disposition to yield to the wishes of someone; "too much indulgence spoils a child"
the act of indulging or gratifying a desire
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"

Other information on indulgence

WIKIPEDIA results for indulgence
Amazon results for indulgence