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complacent

com·pla·cent

complacent

 
pronunciation:
km pleI snt
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part of speech: adjective
definition: too satisfied with oneself or one's situation.
Complacent people do not try to make the world a better place.
synonyms:
indifferent, smug
similar words:
conceited, proud, vain
derivation: complacently (adv.)
Word Parts
The word complacent contains the following part:
com- Latin prefix that means with, together
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The prefix com- attaches to Latin bases beginning with m, p, or b. It has multiple forms, as the m' sound in com- assimilates to the initial sound of the base to which it is attached. See the assimilated forms col-, con-, cor-, and co-. Note: com- is frequently an intensive prefix, as in "commemorate " and "command ."
synonyms:
syn-