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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a self-satisfied manner.

Usage examples (37)
  • He complacently lived out his life as a village school teacher
  • Adjective : The voters are too complacent to change the government
  • = Philistines =, a title complacently bestowed, in England and America, by the advance-guard in literature and art, on the Conservatives.
  • Above the enormous fireplace, the fifth baronet pointed his sword complacently at a perpetual cloudburst. for more
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