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Synonyms for complacence

the feeling you have when you are satisfied with yourself

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It lies within the abilities of the United States and Europe to address these in ways that preserve and adapt transatlantic ties far into the future, yet complacence would be misplaced.
19 -- It is painful when one hears about accidents on roads, especially of persons dying on road due to the insensitivity and complacence of passers-by.
Changes in number and distribution of these structures affect myocardial complacence, with consequent alteration of systolic and diastolic function (HERPEL et al.
Shocked out of his complacence by the Banaras Hindu agitation of 1867 (for the substitution of Urdu by Hindi), Sir Syed gave Muslims a lead in the political realm as well, which has since proved extremely significant.
indulges in compassion, is absorbed in the complacence of the caress" (257).
But that spending spree has created two new problems: In addition to a risk of liability for taxpayers, there is also a growing sense of complacence.
Such principles may not change behavior, and Emmerson concludes, "ASEAN's faith in its own centrality and the validation of that credence in Rancho Mirage reinforce passivity and complacence in Southeast Asia, including the idea that because ASEAN is indispensable, it need not be united, proactive, or original.
This complacence on the part of the authority will result in a disaster if timely measures are not taken to secure educational institutions, he commented.
Although, no alarming rates of resistance to anti-MRSA drugs was observed in our study, we should guard against complacence as a combination of selection pressure and creeping MIC may result in the emergence of resistant organisms.
Surgical site signing and "time out": issues of compliance or complacence.
What's needed -- now as always -- is an unsettling conversation about how to uproot complacence and incompetence wherever it exists in public education, while simultaneously identifying, rewarding, and replicating excellence.
It is that complacence and senescence of civilizations and peoples that Lovecraft abhors and which he expresses so powerfully in his prose.
The excess fund flow from overseas had resulted in undue complacence and developers feel no requirement to lower prices to push sales.
On behalf of those who are suffering now, I make this protest against the deception which has been practised upon them; also I believe that it may help to destroy the callous complacence with which the majority of those at home regard the continuance of agonies which they do not share, and which they have not sufficient imagination to realise.
The promise of India has sometimes been mislaid by misfortune; at other times by our own complacence and weakness.