Meaning of “complacency” in the English Dictionary

"complacency" in English

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(Definition of “complacency” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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complacencynoun [ U ]

us /kəmˈpleɪ·sən·si/ esp. disapproving

a feeling of calm satisfaction with your own abilities or situation that prevents you from trying harder:

We’re finally making a profit, but there is no reason for complacency.
adjective us /kəmˈplei·sənt/

esp. disapproving

a complacent attitude

(Definition of “complacency” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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