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  • adj. Not indulgent.


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un- +‎ indulgent


  • Dalgliesh reproached himself for the streak of puri-tanism which compared the room unfavourably with the snug, unindulgent shabbiness of Father Baddeley's sitting-room.

    She Closed Her Eyes

  • So I asked my madrasi friend for a suggestion and he with is ever unindulgent tone said, " Oh, make some kara kozhambu".

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  • Mrs. Davis, however, was no stern monitor, unindulgent to the weakness of human nature.

    The Three Clerks

  • My brother will tell you that I am proud, unindulgent, and hasty to take offence, but I doubt whether John Franklin will confirm it, although there is more truth in the charge than I wish there were.

    The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders

  • Sternly gazed the first newcomer on the unindulgent crowd,

    The Book of Humorous Verse

  • His treatment of Switzerland was equally unindulgent.

    Germany from the Earliest Period Volume 4

  • It sounds so unindulgent - sweet potato, cauliflower and coconut milk - but it was unputdownable. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • And like his socially conscious colleagues of the Generation of 1898, he emerged from his solitude to contemplate Spain’s historical landscape with a sympathetic yet unindulgent eye.

    antonio machado | la palabra en el tiempo « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground

  • He mingled in no society, and was scarcely known beyond the immediate spot where he resided: but there he was known by the blessings of all to whom he could communicate good; in all that related to his small household, or personal gratification, frugal and sparing, although neither niggard nor unindulgent; but in charity magnificent; and sometimes the object of astonishment to his few neighbours from the arrival of a large box of books, an expensive apparatus for some scientific purpose, or some new musical instrument.

    Isabella. A Novel


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