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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The feeling you have when you are satisfied with yourself.

Usage examples (34)
  • His feeling of complacence was brought about by his excellent performance.
  • "A week now," returned Webster with much complacence.
  • Their complacence ran over to me, and I just hung my head.
  • And yet something in this complacence of hers bewildered him. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Their "complacence" (state of being satisfied with oneself) was unpleasant when compared to his "complaisance" (a willingness to please others).
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