Self-complacency Self`-com*pla"cen*cy, n. The quality of being self-complacent. --J. Foster. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • self-complacency — self satisfaction …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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

  • self-complacency — See self complacent. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-complacency — n. See self conceit …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • self-love — self love, self esteem, *conceit, egotism, egoism, amour propre Analogous words: *pride, vanity, vainglory: complacency, self complacency, smugness, priggishness (see corresponding adjectives at COMPLACENT) Antonyms: self forgetfulness …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • self-com|pla|cence — «SEHLF kuhm PLAY suhns», noun. = self complacency. (Cf. ↑self complacency) …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-content — self contentedly, adv. self contentedness, n. /self keuhn tent , self /, n. 1. satisfaction with oneself; self complacency. adj. 2. content with oneself; self satisfied. Also, self contentment. [1645 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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-esteem — Self es*teem , n. The holding a good opinion of one s self; self complacency. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • self-complacent — [self′kəm plā′sənt] adj. self satisfied, esp. in a smug way self complacency n …   English World dictionary

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