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Synonyms for complacent
kəmˈpleɪ sənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. complacent, self-satisfied, self-complacent(adj)

    contented to a fault with oneself or one's actions

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

    Synonyms:
    smug, self-satisfied, self-complacent

    Antonyms:
    discontent, discontented

Wiktionary

  1. complacent(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    smug, self-satisfied

  2. complacent(adjective)

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

    Synonyms:
    smug, self-satisfied

  3. complacent(adjective)

    Apathetic with regard to an apparent need or problem.

    Synonyms:
    smug, self-satisfied

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. complacent

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. complacent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    pleased, satisfied, gratified, contented

  2. complacent(a.)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "complacent":

    over-confident, self-satisfied, indulgent, softly-softly, self-congratulatory, satisfied, accommodating

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How to use complacent in a sentence?

  1. Joerg Wuttke:

    You should actually make your assets sweat and utilise them to 100 percent, but that is not the case here, and the industrial landscape is becoming more and more inefficient, china released the mother of all credit avalanches, hence the double-digit growth and making decision makers more complacent - they thought they could outgrow the previous overcapacity problem.

  2. Jo Churchill:

    This decline in diagnoses is a result of our unwavering commitment to prevention which has led to more people getting tested, and has allowed people with HIV to benefit from effective treatment, stopping the virus from spreading further, however, I am not complacent and remain dedicated to ensuring we reach our target of zero new HIV transmissions by 2030.

  3. Joerg Wuttke:

    China released the mother of all credit avalanches, hence the double-digit growth and making decision makers more complacent - they thought they could outgrow the previous overcapacity problem.

  4. Joerg Wuttke:

    You should actually make your assets sweat and utilize them to 100 percent, but that is not the case here, and the industrial landscape is becoming more and more inefficient, china released the mother of all credit avalanches, hence the double-digit growth and making decision makers more complacent - they thought they could outgrow the previous overcapacity problem.

  5. Eva Price:

    Sometimes storytelling must include the visible appearance of guns in order to maintain the artistic integrity of the storytelling, but that doesn't mean that the productions need to be complacent as it relates to the gun violence epidemic in our country.


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