Definition of Indult

1. n. A privilege or exemption; an indulgence; a dispensation granted by the pope.



Definition of Indult

1. Noun. (context: Catholicism) A permission or privilege granted by the church authority that excepts an individual from what is otherwise a norm of church law, such as a release from monastic vows. ¹

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Definition of Indult

1. a privilege granted by the pope [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indult

indulgency
indulgent
indulgential
indulgently
indulger
indulgers
indulges
indulging
indulgingly
indulin
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induline
indulines
indulinophil
indulins
indult (current term)
indults
indument
indumentum
induna
indunas
induplicate
induplicative
indurable
indurance
indurances
indurate
indurated
indurated clay
indurates

Literary usage of Indult

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1. Lough Derg and Its Pilgrimages: With Map and Illustrations by Daniel O'Connor (1879)
"... OF THE PILGRIMAGE EXPLANATORY OBSERVATIONS ON THE "EXERCISES"— MOST REV. DR. DONNELLY PETITIONS THE HOLT SEE FOR INDULGENCES—COPY OF THE PAPAL indult. ..."

2. Convent Life, Or, The Duties of Sisters Dedicated in Religion to the Service by Arthur Devine (1897)
"This indult applies to the collation as well as to the one meal on fasting days. 5. This obligation admits of light ..."

3. The Law of the Church: A Cyclopedia of Canon Law for English-speaking Countries by Ethelred Luke Taunton (1906)
"(5) An indult is necessary for erecting an altar to a beato ; and if granted this does not ... The feast cannot be celebrated without a special indult. ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Edward Aloysius Pace, Charles George Herbermann (1922)
"She was succeeded as enjoys a general indult for dispensing from a given was born 25 February, 1844, and entered the order marriage contracted or to be ..."

5. The New Church Law on Matrimony by Joseph Julius Charles Petrovits, Catholic Church (1919)
"Unless the rescript ordains otherwise all persons having a general indult to dispense from a certain impediment may dispense from the same in prospective ..."

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