1. characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone

- indulgent grandparents

Similar word(s): gluttonous, decadent, betting, dissipated, sporting, epicurean, luxuriant, luxurious, sybaritic, voluptuary, voluptuous, gay, hedonic, hedonistic, hard, heavy, intemperate, overindulgent, pampering

2. tolerant or lenient

- indulgent parents risk spoiling their children

Similar word(s): permissive, soft

3. being favorably inclined

- an indulgent attitude

Similar word(s): favorable, favourable