complacence

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Being complacent; a feeling of contentment or satisfaction; complacency
Pleasure, delight
Complaisance; a willingness to comply with others' wishes

He told his sister, if she pleased, the new-born infant should be bred up together with little Tommy; to which she consented, though with some little reluctance: for she had truly a great complacence for her brother .

satisfaction with one's acts or surroundings
Calm contentment; satisfaction; gratification
complaisance
{i} self-satisfaction, smugness, pleasure
The manifestation of contentment or satisfaction; good nature; kindness; civility; affability
The cause of pleasure or joy
Lack of concern
the feeling you have when you are satisfied with yourself; "his complacency was absolutely disgusting"
complacency
A feeling of contented self-satisfaction, especially when unaware of upcoming trouble

There was something pathetic in his concentration as if his complacency, more acute than of old, was not enough to him any more. When, almost immediately, the telephone rang inside and the butler left the porch Daisy seized upon the momentary interruption and leaned toward me. --F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Chapter 1.

complacency
An instance of self-satisfaction
complacency
1. A feeling of being satisfied with how things are and not wanting to try to make them better.2. A complacent feeling or condition
complacency
{n} gratification of mind, approbation, calm pleasure; in the sense of civilty
complacency
Calm contentment; satisfaction; gratification
complacency
The manifestation of contentment or satisfaction; good nature; kindness; civility; affability
complacency
The cause of pleasure or joy
complacency
the feeling you have when you are satisfied with yourself; "his complacency was absolutely disgusting"
complacency
A feeling of contented self-satisfaction, especially when unaware of impending trouble
complacency
{i} contentment, serenity; state of being pleased with oneself
complacency
the feeling you have when you are satisfied with yourself; "his complacency was absolutely disgusting
complacency
disapproval Complacency is being complacent about a situation. a worrying level of complacency about the risks of infection from AIDS She warned that there was no room for complacency on inflation. a feeling of satisfaction with a situation or with what you have achieved, so that you stop trying to improve or change things - used to show disapproval
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