complacency

Part of speech: noun

Satisfaction; self - approval; serenity.

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Usage examples "complacency":

  1. After the first surprise, the old lady took the news with what was nearer complacency than resignation. - "The Window at the White Cat", Mary Roberts Rinehart.
  2. " 'The History of Teutonism, '" repeated his daughter, with infinite self- complacency. - "Under a Charm, Vol. II. (of III) A Novel", E. Werner.
  3. Minerva's face was the picture of complacency. - "Molly Brown's Junior Days", Nell Speed.