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Synonyms for complacent
kəmˈpleɪ səntcom·pla·cent

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  1. complacentadjective

    smug, self-satisfied

  2. complacentadjective

    Uncritically satisfied with oneself or one's achievements; smug.

    smug, self-satisfied

  3. complacentadjective

    Apathetic with regard to an apparent need or problem.

    smug, self-satisfied

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. complacent

    pleased, satisfied, content, pleasant, affable, kind, mannerly, acquiescent, amiable

    dissatisfied, irritated, churlish, unmannerly, morose, austere, grudging

Princeton's WordNet

  1. complacent, self-satisfied, self-complacentadjective

    contented to a fault with oneself or one's actions

    "he had become complacent after years of success"; "his self-satisfied dignity"

    smug, self-satisfied, self-complacent

    discontent, discontented

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. complacentadjective

    pleased, satisfied, gratified, contented

  2. complacentadjective

    civil, polite, courteous, affable, easy, obliging, urbane, COMPLAISANT, gracious

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  1. Mac Zilber:

    I think a lot of it is inspiration meets opportunity, it’s Donald Trump first and foremost. But President Trump and congressional Republicans’re also being driven by a lot of donors and activists out there. And frankly, some people were a little more complacent under Obama. They’re finally taking that step.

  2. Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana:

    This virus has affected thousands of our people and has nearly brought our country to its knees, we all have a collective responsibility to break the chains of transmission by isolating the sick and reporting all known contacts, by not touching the dead ... We cannot be complacent. We must work together as a nation to end Ebola now.

  3. John Studzinski:

    We are a little bit too complacent at the moment.

  4. Ethan Harris:

    We've got a long way to go. I don't think it's impossible though, clearly, the markets have been quite complacent about The Federal Reserve. And The Federal Reserve has contributed to The Federal Reserve by downplaying the risks and describing inflation as transitory.

  5. Chief Executive James Gorman:

    We're by no means complacent about this, we want to make sure this is n’t a long-term trend and we ’ll take whatever steps we need to take.

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