Synonyms for complacent
Antonyms for complacent
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Mrs. Bines, so complacent overnight, was the most disconsolate one of the group.
I wonder, sometimes, whether I was not too complacent over my proposed duties.
The complacent sophistries of her girlhood no longer answered for truth.
If she, Madame Lorilleux, had acted like that, Coupeau wouldn't be so complacent.
Her husband fell into the trap, and smiled with complacent superiority.
Sukey should not be blamed because of her dimples and her too complacent smiles.
We all know the place held in the public esteem by complacent husbands.
Gilbert, complacent and affable, returned to Washington accompanied by David.
The complacent husband, who is no husband at all, doesn't suit her.
He feels a most complacent sense of British responsibility for American progress.
1650s, "pleasing," from Latin complacentem (nominative complacens) "pleasing," present participle of complacere "be very pleasing" (see complacence). Meaning "pleased with oneself" is from 1767. Related: Complacently.
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