Definition of "self-complacency" [self•-com•pla•cen•cy]
The quality of being self-complacent.(noun)
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Use "self-complacency" in a sentence
"In "The Five-Forty-Eight" it's his self-complacency and then its replacement by terror and self-disgust."
"The ancient Jews had the egotism and self-complacency to consider themselves “the chosen people of God” and fancied that they were the special objects of his regard as against the rest of mankind; but, instead of having been the better for this boast, the final result was their utter overthrow, and miserable dispersion in various parts of the earth, which continues to this day."
"Out of that self-complacency the rebellion of Robert Emmet awoke the English people."