complacent complaisante


complacent = complaisante

Pronunciation =  complacent

Pronunciation in French = complaisante

complacent in French: complaisante

Part of speechadjective 

Definition in English: showing smug or uncritical satisfaction with oneself or one’s achievements. 

Definition in French: montrer une satisfaction suffisante ou non critique avec soi-même ou ses réalisations.

Examples in English:

  • His complacent nature is his negative as well as positive.

Examples in French:

  • Sa nature complaisante est aussi bien négative que positive.

Synonyms of complacent

Synonyms in French suffisant,
satisfait de soi,
content de soi
Synonyms in English smug, self-satisfied, pleased with oneself, self- congratulatory.

Antonyms of complacent

Antonyms in French mécontent,
Antonyms in English dissatisfied, humble

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