1. the feeling you have when you are satisfied with yourself
    his complacency was absolutely disgusting
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How To Use self-complacency In A Sentence

  • And, moreover, as our best doings are only very pitiful shortcomings, worth little or nothing, it is just as good for us that the consciousness of our unprofitableness should be kept constantly before us, instead of the serene self-complacency of doing wonders, over which we should fall asleep, certainly neither in blessedness nor the odour of sanctity! Selections from the Letters of Geraldine Endsor Jewsbury to Jane Welsh Carlyle
  • To be "poor in spirit" is the opposite of Laodiceanism, which consists of self-complacency and self-sufficiency, imagining I am "rich, and in need of nothing. Reformation Theology
  • I felt a certain self-complacency, a certain presentiment of your satisfaction in seeing your collection swelling into something really worth while; and having the pen in my hand to write to you, I was on the point of putting on the paper some such/fadaise/as this: 'It was a capital thought in me, dearest Helen, the making of this collection for you. Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle
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