HyperDic: self-indulgence

English > 2 senses of the word self-indulgence:
NOUNattributeself-indulgence, indulgencean inability to resist the gratification of whims and desires
actself-indulgence, intemperance, intemperatenessexcess in action and immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, especially in passion or indulgence
English > self-indulgence: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningAn inability to resist the gratification of whims and desires.
Synonymindulgence
NarrowerluxurySomething that is an indulgence rather than a necessity
Broaderindiscipline, undisciplineThe trait of lacking discipline
Spanishautoindulgencia, indulgencia
Catalanindulgència
Adjectivesself-indulgentindulgent of your own appetites and desires
English > self-indulgence: 2 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningexcess in action and immoderate indulgence of bodily appetites, especially in passion or indulgence.
Synonymsintemperance, intemperateness
NarrowerjagA bout of drinking or drug taking
profligacy, dissipation, dissolution, licentiousness, loosenessdissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure
spree, flingA brief indulgence of your impulses
Broaderindulgence, indulging, pampering, humoringThe act of indulging or gratifying a desire
Spanishintemperancia
Catalanintemperància
Adjectivesself-indulgentindulgent of your own appetites and desires

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