Indulgent and Strict


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Indulgent adjective – Tolerant and kind in the judgment of and expectations for others.
Usage example: she was perhaps a bit too indulgent with her children, who always seemed to get away with everything

Strict is an antonym for indulgent in lenient topic.
Nearby Words: indulge, indulgence, indulgently, indulging
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Strict adjective – Given to exacting standards of discipline and self-restraint.
Usage example: that piano teacher is notoriously strict, but students make great strides under her tutelage

Indulgent is an antonym for strict.
Nearby Words: strictly, strictness
Antonyms for Strict
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man indulgent man strict man
parents indulgent parents strict parents
father indulgent father strict father
diet indulgent diet strict diet
Other nouns: uncle.
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