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complacency

Saltos de línea: com|pla¦cency
Pronunciación: /kəmˈpleɪs(ə)nsi
 
/
(also complacence)

Definición de complacency en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
A feeling of smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one’s achievements: the figures are better, but there are no grounds for complacency
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Since when do we have to put up with complacency, rudeness, laziness and neglect of duty?
  • It was designed to warn us against complacency but also to anticipate a great future for the country and humanity.
  • Fire may be part of the nation's identity, but complacency and greed fan the flames
Sinónimos

Origen

mid 17th century: from medieval Latin complacentia, from Latin complacere 'to please'.

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