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Showing smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one's achievements,
Showing smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one's achievements
- you can't afford to be
contented to a fault with oneself or one's actions; "he had become complacent after years of success"; "his self-satisfied dignity"
(complacently) in a self-satisfied manner; "he complacently lived out his life as a village school teacher"
(complacency) the feeling you have when you are satisfied with yourself; "his complacency was absolutely disgusting"
Contentment is the experience of satisfaction and being at ease in one's situation.
Uncritically satisfied with oneself or one's achievements; smug; Apathetic with regard to an apparent need or problem
(complacency) A feeling of contented self-satisfaction, especially when unaware of upcoming trouble; An instance of self-satisfaction
(complacency) (n.) self-satisfied ignorance of danger (Simon tried to shock his friends out of theircomplacency by painting a frightening picture of what might happen to them.)
(Complacency) The smooth-talking, shoulder-sitting devil that keeps your company away from progressiveness, but oh so close to obscurity. See “comfort zone.”
Despite his apparent disinclination to "better" himself, the idler can never be complacent [Latin for "pleased with (oneself)"], as he is always seeking to create himself. See: APATHETIC, PASSIVE.
Self-satisfied and unconcerned.
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