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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pamper  \Pam"per\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Pampered};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Pampering}.]  [Cf.  LG  pampen,  slampampen  to  live 
  luxuriously,  pampe  thick  pap,  and  E.  pap.] 
  1.  To  feed  to  the  full;  to  feed  luxuriously;  to  glut;  as  to 
  pamper  the  body  or  the  appetite.  ``A  body  .  .  .  pampered 
  for  corruption.''  --Dr.  T.  Dwight. 
  2.  To  gratify  inordinately;  to  indulge  to  excess;  as  to 
  pamper  pride;  to  pamper  the  imagination.  --South. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pampered  \Pam"pered\,  a. 
  Fed  luxuriously;  indulged  to  the  full;  hence  luxuriant. 
  ``Pampered  boughs.''  --Milton.  ``Pampered  insolence.'' 
  --Pope.  --  {Pam"pered*ness},  n.  --Bp.  Hall. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  treated  with  excessive  indulgence;  "pampered  from  earliest 
  childhood,  he  believed  the  world  had  been  invented  for 
  his  entertainment"  [syn:  {coddled},  {spoiled}] 

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