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Synonyms for complacency
kəmˈpleɪ sən si; -sənscom·pla·cen·cy

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English Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 3 votes

  1. complacency

    Synonyms:
    approval, contentment, delight, gratification, pleasure, satisfaction

    Antonyms:
    displeasure, grudge, irritation, offense, pique, resentment, umbrage

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. complacency, complacence, self-complacency, self-satisfactionnoun

    the feeling you have when you are satisfied with yourself

    "his complacency was absolutely disgusting"

    Synonyms:
    self-satisfaction, self-complacency, complacence

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. complacencynoun

    Synonyms:
    satisfaction, gratification, pleasure, content, contentment

  2. complacencynoun

    Synonyms:
    civility, courtesy, politeness, complaisance

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Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#2297approval
#3729satisfaction
#4192pleasure
#5346convenience
#9338delight
#18098indulgence
#21787sufficiency
#25345indifference
#35408gratification
#41894contentment
#42263complacency
#74912leniency
#119451overconfidence
#124872subservience
#274543complaisance

How to use complacency in a sentence?

  1. Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus:

    We are encouraged by this trend but this is no time for complacency.

  2. Bill Hasencamp:

    People in the upper basin are dealing with feet and feet and feet of snow. The snowpack is still increasing, it’s a completely different trend than we’ve seen the last three years. This is definitely going to make a huge difference in the short run. But people don’t want to go too far because they don’t want to go back to complacency.

  3. Jeremy Farrar:

    The job is still not done, as Ebola infection rates come under control it's a huge concern that complacency sets in, attention moves to more immediate threats and Ebola vaccine development is left half-finished.

  4. Maureen Vogel:

    We know that countries have far, far lower crash rates than we do, and they're doing some very simple things that we could do to get to zero, our complacency kills us in the United States. We just have not had the stomach to do all of the things that we need to do, and if 40,000 deaths last year isn't our wake-up call, then what will be?

  5. Tod Goodyear:

    People shouldn't let their guard down yet. It always can change its track, the problem you sometimes come into is the complacency for the next one.


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