Definition of 'complacent'
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This must be done in a way that does not excuse lazy or complacent money management. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We took it a little bit too complacent. The Sun (2009)We were probably a bit too complacent. The Sun (2012)But he warned they must not get complacent as the conflict enters its most critical phase. The Sun (2011)The world has become lazy and complacent. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They were a little bit too complacent. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We have probably been a bit complacent. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And maybe we were getting a bit complacent. The Sun (2015)But we must not be complacent. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It had become a little complacent. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Maybe we were a bit complacent. The Sun (2009)With his complacent attitude, he was no fun to work with. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Yet we must not be complacent: there is more to be done. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Perhaps it's not surprising that they looked a little complacent. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But with recent data showing our trading partners' growth is slowing we must not be complacent. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Maybe helmets had made us a little complacent, then. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Then he got a bit fat and a bit complacent, and he felt slow. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If a relationship has got a little complacent, you put this right. The Sun (2009)I think we got a bit complacent. The Sun (2010)Don't squander this huge opportunity like you almost did when you got lazy and complacent in the middle of your first term. The Sun (2015)He added: 'We are not complacent. The Sun (2009)But he warned: 'We cannot become complacent. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'complacent'
British English: complacent ADJECTIVE
A complacent person is very pleased with themselves or feels that they do not need to do anything about a situation, even though the situation may be uncertain or dangerous.
We cannot afford to be complacent about our health.
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