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Definition of "self-complacency" [self•-com•pla•cen•cy]

  • The quality of being self-complacent. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

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."