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Synonyms for complacent

Synonyms for complacent

contented to a fault with oneself or one's actions

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He looked tired and worn, but there was the same complacent repose upon his features that they always wore: and through dirt, and beard, and whisker, there still shone, unimpaired, the self-satisfied smirk of flash Toby Crackit.
But what added most to the grotesque expression of his face was a ghastly smile, which, appearing to be the mere result of habit and to have no connection with any mirthful or complacent feeling, constantly revealed the few discoloured fangs that were yet scattered in his mouth, and gave him the aspect of a panting dog.
When poured out, he took it and looked at it with a sharp, complacent air, like,a man who thinks he has done about the right thing, and hit the nail on the head, and proceeded to dispose of it in short and well-advised sips.
But then, again, my exasperating insight into Alfred's self- complacent soul, his freedom from all the doubts and fears, the unsatisfied yearnings, the exquisite tortures of sensitiveness, that had made the web of my life, seemed to absolve me from all bonds towards him.
One major concern is their tendency to be complacent which was evident against Jose Rizal University on Tuesday.
The Tory was complacent domestic DURING the General Election both Labour and Tory parties, with the help of some media, mocked Plaid Cymru and SNP antiausterity plans to borrow and increase spending to build more homes.
To illustrate that good enough simply isn't good enough, when Shaikh Mohammad was just starting out as a serious equestrian owner, he could've easily become complacent.
He said: "I don't think we have a doping culture but I would never be complacent about it.
Global Banking News-August 20, 2014--Govt official says Australia cannot be complacent on banking regulation
He said: "It's been a positive start to the new financial year but we are not complacent.
Karachi, Oct 22 ( ANI ): Pakistani Test and ODI captain Misbah-ul Haq has warned his side against being complacent in the second Test against South Africa in Dubai despite winning the first Test in Abu Dhabi.
Ferguson has warned United not to get complacent, after they opened up a 15-point gap at the top of the Premier League table with a 1-0 win over Reading on Saturday.
I want to make the case today, however, that the substance was dangerously complacent - dangerously complacent about growth and dangerously complacent about youth unemployment as well.
Waterloo are sitting relatively comfortably in seventh place in National League Three North, despite last week's derby defeat to Birkenhead Park, but director of rugby Jan Van Deventer emphasised now is not the time to be complacent.
Summary: England's cricket captain says he is confident his team will not be complacent when they play India, despite already being the world's top Test-playing nation.