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1. complacency

noun. ['kəmˈpleɪsənsi'] the feeling you have when you are satisfied with yourself.

Synonyms

  • self-complacency
  • self-satisfaction
  • smugness
  • satisfaction

Antonyms

  • discontentment
  • nonpayment
  • letdown
  • boredom

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Words that Rhyme with Complacency

  • absorbency
  • accountancy
  • agency
  • ascendancy
  • ascendency
  • bouncy
  • buoyancy
  • chancey
  • chancy
  • chauncey
  • chauncy
  • clancey
  • clancy
  • clemency
  • cogency
  • competency
  • conservancy
  • consistency
  • constancy
  • constituency

Example sentences of the word complacency


1. Noun, singular or mass
Another problem is people's seeming complacency in the face of Millner's increasingly totalitarian rule.

Quotes containing the word complacency


1. If you're playing a good guy, you show some darkness. If you're playing a dark guy, you show something different, like humor, that will mix it up and hopefully surpass the audience's expectations. What I'm battling all the time is complacency in the audience. I try to bring a little mystery to what might happen because that engages people more.
- Campbell Scott

2. Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive.
- Andy Grove

3. Once the soul awakens, the search begins and you can never go back. From then on, you are inflamed with a special longing that will never again let you linger in the lowlands of complacency and partial fulfillment. The eternal makes you urgent. You are loath to let compromise or the threat of danger hold you back from striving toward the summit of fulfillment.
- John O'Donohue, Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom

2. self-complacency

noun. the feeling you have when you are satisfied with yourself.

Synonyms

  • complacency
  • self-satisfaction
  • smugness
  • satisfaction

Antonyms

  • discontentment
  • nonpayment
  • letdown
  • boredom
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