Self-complacent
Self-complacent Self`-com*pla"cent, a. Satisfied with one's own character, capacity, and doings; self-satisfied. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • self-complacent — self complacent, *complacent, self satisfied, smug, priggish Analogous words: & Contrasted words: see those at COMPLACENT …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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

  • 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-complacent — self′ compla′cent adj. pleased with oneself; self satisfied; smug • Etymology: 1755–65 self′ compla′cence, self′ compla′cency, n. self′ compla′cently, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • self-complacent — adjective contented to a fault with oneself or one s actions he had become complacent after years of success his self satisfied dignity • Syn: ↑complacent, ↑self satisfied • Similar to: ↑contented, ↑content …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-complacent — Synonyms and related words: bovine, complacent, consequential, narcissan, narcissine, narcissistic, narcistic, overproud, overweening, priggish, self admiring, self approving, self assuming, self congratulating, self congratulatory, self content …   Moby Thesaurus

  • self-complacent — /sɛlf kəmˈpleɪsənt/ (say self kuhm playsuhnt) adjective pleased with oneself; self satisfied. –self complacently, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-complacent — adjective Complacently self satisfied …   Wiktionary

  • self complacent — adj. self satisfied, satisfied with oneself, pleased with oneself …   English contemporary dictionary

  • self-complacent — a. See self conceited …   New dictionary of synonyms

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