- complacent ► ADJECTIVE ▪ smug and uncritically satisfied with oneself or one's achievements.DERIVATIVES complacency (also complacence) noun complacently adverb.ORIGIN from Latin complacere 'to please' .
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Complacently — Com*pla cent*ly (k[o^]m*pl[=a] sent*l[y^]), adv. In a complacent manner. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
complacently — adverb in a self satisfied manner he complacently lived out his life as a village school teacher • Derived from adjective: ↑complacent … Useful english dictionary
complacently — adverb see complacent … New Collegiate Dictionary
complacently — See complacent. * * * … Universalium
complacently — adverb In a complacent manner; overly calm and contented; not troubled … Wiktionary
complacently — adv. in a self satisfied manner, unconcernedly; tranquilly, calmly … English contemporary dictionary
complacently — com·pla·cent·ly … English syllables
complacently — See: complacent … English dictionary
self-complacently — See self complacency. * * * … Universalium
complacent — complacently, adv. /keuhm play seuhnt/, adj. 1. pleased, esp. with oneself or one s merits, advantages, situation, etc., often without awareness of some potential danger or defect; self satisfied: The voters are too complacent to change the… … Universalium