A feeling of smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one’s achievements: the figures are better, but there are no grounds for complacency
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- 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
smugness, self-satisfaction, self-approval, self-approbation, self-admiration, self-congratulation, self-regard;
gloating, triumph, pride;
carelessness, slackness, laxity, laxness, laziness
Mid 17th century: from medieval Latin complacentia, from Latin complacere 'to please'.
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Saltos de línea: com|pla¦cency
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