Miss Flite received the compliment with complacency and dropped a general curtsy to us.
—are very complacent and agreeable.
Sir Leicester is generally in a complacent state, and rarely bored.
As substitutes, I had four angels, of Queen Anne’s reign, taking a complacent gentleman to heaven, in festoons, with some difficulty; and a composition in needlework representing fruit, a kettle, and an alphabet.
"Caddy, Caddy!" returned Mrs. Jellyby, opening another letter with the greatest complacency.
Sir Leicester sits in my Lady’s room—that room in which Mr. Tulkinghorn read the affidavit in Jarndyce and Jarndyce— particularly complacent.
But happily for her, she was quite complacent again now and beamed with nods and smiles.
Sir Leicester is particularly complacent because he has found in his newspaper some congenial remarks bearing directly on the floodgates and the framework of society.
Mr. Bucket is very complacent over this French explanation.
"Chesney Wold, Thomas," rejoins the housekeeper with proud complacency, "will set my Lady up!
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He had become complacent after years of success.
This team could win State if they stay hungry instead of getting too complacent.