complacent definition

  • adjective:
    • Contented to a fault; self-satisfied and unconcerned: he previously become complacent after many years of success.
    • desperate to please; complaisant.
    • Uncritically pleased with yourself or your achievements; smug.
    • Apathetic with regard to an apparent need or problem.
    • Self-satisfied; contented; kindly.
    • contented to a fault with yourself or your activities
    • Contented to a fault; self-satisfied and unconcerned: he'd become complacent after several years of success.
    • Eager to kindly; complaisant.
    • Uncritically content with oneself or your achievements; smug.
    • Apathetic regarding an apparent need or issue.
    • Self-satisfied; contented; kindly.
    • contented to a fault with oneself or a person's activities
  • others:
    • Civil; kindly; giving satisfaction. See complaisant (now generally speaking used in this sense).
    • associated with or springing from a feeling of peaceful satisfaction; gratified; pleased: because, a complacent look or smile.
    • Civil; kindly; providing satisfaction. See complaisant (today generally found in this good sense).
    • Accompanied with or springing from a feeling of peaceful enjoyment; gratified; pleased: because, a complacent look or laugh.

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