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I’m actually disturbed that much of the scientific and public health community seems complacent to make their best guesses and move on without getting to the root cause of the pandemic.
INCONCLUSIVE REVIEW OF VIRUS ORIGINS PROMPTS CALLS FOR MORE PROBES: ‘WE HAVE TO GET TO THE BOTTOM OF THIS’DAN DIAMOND, YASMEEN ABUTALEB, JOEL ACHENBACH, LENNY BERNSTEINAUGUST 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A few good, plentiful harvests since allowed winemakers and growers to become complacent.
BURGUNDY’S WINE REGION BANKS ON RESILIENT OLDER VINES TO COPE WITH CLIMATE CHANGEDAVE MCINTYREJULY 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Britany is complacent and calls each of her conquests “her boyfriend.”
LOCKED UP IN THE LAND OF LIBERTY: PART IYARIEL VALDÉS GONZÁLEZJULY 7, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Keeping a dynamic mindset and test-and-adapt approach is the surest way to stay in front of competition — and it’s a sure bet against becoming complacent.
FIVE WAYS TO AVOID BEING A CHIEF MEDIOCRITY OFFICERZETAMAY 24, 2021DIGIDAY
This move by Ohio mirrors what other states have done to spur skeptical or complacent residents to get vaccinated, but with a bigger enticement.
OHIO GOV. MIKE DEWINE SEEKS TO INCENTIVIZE CORONAVIRUS VACCINES WITH CHANCE TO WIN $1 MILLIONCOLBY ITKOWITZMAY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That idea is enough to get the beer companies scared, Jim Koch founder of Boston Beer and owner of Truly, recently wrote a missive to his colleagues in the industry urging them not to get complacent and see the threat that is emerging.
SORRY, SNOBS. HARD SELTZER AND CANNED COCKTAILS ARE BLOWING UPLEW BRYSONMAY 7, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
After the first wave of infections peaked in September, political leaders across India became complacent, prematurely declaring victory and loosening public health measures.
WHAT INDIA NEEDS TO GET THROUGH ITS COVID CRISISKRISHNA UDAYAKUMAR, ANDREA TAYLORMAY 1, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Don’t become too transactional and complacent in success metrics.
MARKETING BRIEFING: ONE YEAR INTO THE PANDEMIC, 4 WAYS WORK WILL REMAIN CHANGED FOR MARKETERS AND AGENCY EXECSKRISTINA MONLLOSMARCH 2, 2021DIGIDAY
Of course, that situation could change as winter approaches, especially if Americans become more complacent and “pandemic fatigue” sets in.
U.S. COVID-19 CASES ARE SKYROCKETING, BUT DEATHS ARE FLAT—SO FAR. THESE 5 CHARTS EXPLAIN WHYEMILY BARONEOCTOBER 26, 2020TIME
He motioned Harkness to a chair and resumed his complacent contemplation of a picture that was flowing across a screen.
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WORDS RELATED TO COMPLACENT

  • amiable
  • amicable
  • calm
  • complacent
  • conciliatory
  • gentle
  • irenic
  • mild
  • neighborly
  • nonviolent
  • pacific
  • pacifical
  • pacificatory
  • pacifist
  • peace-loving
  • peaceful
  • placid
  • quiet
  • restful
  • still
  • tranquil
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