self-complacence

self-complacence
self-complāˈcence noun
Satisfaction with oneself, or with one's own performances
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  • self-complacent — self complacence, self complacency, n. self complacently, adv. /self keuhm play seuhnt, self /, adj. pleased with oneself; self satisfied; smug. [1755 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • self-complacency — noun the feeling you have when you are satisfied with yourself his complacency was absolutely disgusting • Syn: ↑complacency, ↑complacence, ↑self satisfaction • Derivationally related forms: ↑self complacent, ↑complacent ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • complacence — noun /kəmˈpleɪsəns/ Being complacent; a feeling of contentment or satisfaction; complacency. He told his sister, if she pleased, the new born infant should be bred up together with little Tommy; to which she consented, though with some little… …   Wiktionary

  • self-content — Synonyms and related words: amour propre, autoeroticism, bovine, bovinity, complacence, complacency, complacent, consequential, consequentiality, ego trip, narcism, narcissan, narcissine, narcissism, narcissistic, narcistic, overproud,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-satisfaction — Synonyms and related words: amour propre, autoeroticism, bovinity, complacence, complacency, consequentiality, ego trip, narcism, narcissism, overproudness, overweening pride, self admiration, self approbation, self complacency, self… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-satisfied — adjective 1. marked by excessive complacency or self satisfaction a smug glow of self congratulation • Syn: ↑smug • Similar to: ↑contented, ↑content • Derivationally related forms: ↑smugness …   Useful english dictionary

  • complacence — noun the feeling you have when you are satisfied with yourself his complacency was absolutely disgusting • Syn: ↑complacency, ↑self complacency, ↑self satisfaction • Derivationally related forms: ↑self complacent (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-complacent — adjective contented to a fault with oneself or one s actions he had become complacent after years of success his self satisfied dignity • Syn: ↑complacent, ↑self satisfied • Similar to: ↑contented, ↑content …   Useful english dictionary

  • complacence — noun Date: 15th century 1. calm or secure satisfaction with oneself or one s lot ; self satisfaction 2. obsolete complaisance 3. unconcern …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • complacence — com·pla·cence (kəm plāʹsəns) n. 1. Contented self satisfaction. 2. Total lack of concern. * * * …   Universalium

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