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complacency

noun [U] uk   /kəmˈpleɪ.sən.si/ (also complacence) disapproving us  
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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