complacently complacently  /kəm ˈpleɪ sənt li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a self-satisfied manner

News

  • Kickstarter Helps Toad the Wet Sprocket With First Album in 16 Years

    In an era where bands from the 1990s can ride a wave of nostalgia to a successful run as a touring band, Toad the Wet Sprocket is going its own way After disbanding in 1998, the California quartet reunited throughout the 2000s for one-off shows and short tours. But Toad recently returned to the studio as a full-time band — rather than resting complacently on 20-year-old hits — after launching a ...
    on October 19, 2013     Source: Mashable

Quotes

  1. "He didn't just stand on the sidelines complacently, but instead actually battled against the bailouts, the debt-ridden stimulus spending, the cap-and-tax energy schemes, and Obamacare," the 2008 Republican nominee for vice president added.
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Sarah Palin Source: New York Times (blog)

  2. "It just underlines the immensity of the problems that countries like Britain and to a lesser extent ...... Australia faces. We shouldn't complacently imagine that there aren't potentially suicide bombers in this country," Mr Howard told the...
    on Jul 13, 2005 By: John Howard Source: The Age

  3. "If banks are recapitalised, it should be temporary and with conditions," Ordonez said, stressing that so far the resilience of Spain's banking system had been impressive. "That shouldn't make us complacently think the system will be immune....
    on Feb 25, 2009 By: Miguel Ángel Fernández Ordóñez Source: Reuters

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