Adjective(1) contented to a fault with oneself or one's actions
(1) It is always wise to guard against adopting a complacent or smug attitude in life as one ages.(2) Nothing is 100 percent safe and nobody should be complacent at a cash machine.(3) Most of the time he simply can't be bothered with it because he truly is lazy and complacent .(4) But the superintendent is not complacent and is keen to reassure people there is still work to be done.(5) The novelty of them has worn off and no team will again head north with the complacent attitude of an easy win and a night in Edinburgh.(6) In all of this praise, however, there is a severe danger that we might become complacent .(7) However, residents have been warned they cannot afford to be complacent .(8) There are many actions that companies can take to give staff a sense of security without making them complacent .(9) His duty is to arouse the sleeper, to shake the complacent pillars of the world.(10) However, he is not being complacent and has already started training hard.(11) While this lead will shrink before polling day, you might think he'd be a tad complacent .(12) You only get one life, and if all you ever do with it is grow rich or complacent or comfortable or proud then you might as well not have lived at all.(13) The second was made up of complacent industries relying on politicians and bureaucrats to protect them.(14) Why are so few people scandalised by the timorous, seemingly complacent , way that the police behaved?(15) With 66 deaths on our roads every week, none of us can afford to be complacent .(16) As the minister for justice he was obviously very complacent about the letter sent to him by the fingerprint expert.
(1) self-complacent :: self-geveg
1. smug ::
2. self-satisfied ::
3. self-congratulatory ::
4. self-regarding ::
self-met betrekking tot
5. conceited ::
8. proud ::
11. content ::
12. contented ::
1. concerned ::
2. interested ::
Different Formscomplacent, complacently
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