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complacencynoun [U]

uk   /kəmˈpleɪ.sən.si/  us   /kəmˈpleɪ.sən.si/ (also complacence ) disapproving
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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.
complacent
adjective  us   /kəmˈplei·sənt/
esp. disapproving a complacent attitude
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Translations of “complacency”
in Chinese (Simplified) 自满,自鸣得意…
in Chinese (Traditional) 自滿,自鳴得意…
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