AskDefine | Define complacent

Dictionary Definition

complacent adj : contented to a fault; "he had become complacent after years of success"; "his self-satisfied dignity" [syn: self-satisfied]

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  1. Smug and uncritically satisfied with oneself or one's achievements.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bovine, consequential, narcissan, narcissine, narcissistic, narcistic, overproud, overweening, self-admiring, self-approving, self-assuming, self-complacent, self-congratulating, self-congratulatory, self-content, self-contented, self-delighting, self-endeared, self-esteeming, self-gratulating, self-gratulatory, self-important, self-loving, self-respecting, self-satisfied, self-sufficient, smug, vain, vainglorious
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