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complacency

noun [U]     /kəmˈpleɪ.sən.si/ (also complacence) disapproving
a feeling of calm satisfaction with your own abilities or situation that prevents you from trying harder : What annoys me about these girls is their complacency - they seem to have no desire to expand their horizons. There's no room for complacency if we want to stay in this competition !Satisfied and complacentShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assurance
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