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complacent
used in Babbitt

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contented (unworried and satisfied) — often to a fault
  • In contrast to the complacent Myra he saw her as swift and air-borne and radiant, a fire-spirit tenderly stooping to the hearth
    Chapter 30 (25% in)
complacent = contented (satisfied and unworried)
  • Yet his eventual importance to mankind was perhaps lessened by his large and complacent ignorance of all architecture save the types of houses turned out by speculative builders; all landscape gardening save the use of curving roads, grass, and six ordinary shrubs; and all the commonest axioms of economics.
    Chapter 4 (33% in)

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