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complacent
used in A Tale of Two Cities

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Definition
contented (unworried and satisfied) — often to a fault
  • Sydney Carton looked at his punch and looked at his complacent friend;
    2.11 — A Companion Picture (62% in)
complacent = contented (unworried and happy)
  • Sydney Carton looked at his punch and looked at his complacent friend; drank his punch and looked at his complacent friend.
    2.11 — A Companion Picture (63% in)
  • All this while, Defarge, with his pipe in his mouth, walked up and down, complacently admiring, but never interfering; in which condition, indeed, as to the business and his domestic affairs, he walked up and down through life.
    2.16 — Still Knitting (21% in)
  • Here and there, the inmate has visitors to see the sight; then he points his finger, with something of the complacency of a curator or authorised exponent, to this cart and to this, and seems to tell who sat here yesterday, and who there the day before.
    3.15 — The Footsteps Die Out For Ever (17% in)

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