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complacent
used in Main Street

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Definition
contented (unworried and satisfied) — often to a fault
  • They don't know, they don't understand how agonizing their complacent dullness is.
    Chapter 30 (67% in)
complacent = contented (satisfied and happy) — often to a fault
  • Kennicott had borrowed Jackson Elder's red and white English setter, a complacent dog with a waving tail of silver hair which flickered in the sunshine.
    Chapter 5 (5% in)
  • And those others had so much that Gopher Prairie complacently lacked—the world of gaiety and adventure, of music and the integrity of bronze, of remembered mists from tropic isles and Paris nights and the walls of Bagdad, of industrial justice and a God who spake not in doggerel hymns.
    Chapter 10 (14% in)
  • She pleased Kennicott by being friendly with the complacent maturity of Mrs. Clark and Mrs. Elder, and when she had often enough been in conference upon the Elders' new Cadillac car, or the job which the oldest Clark boy had taken in the office of the flour-mill, these topics became important, things to follow up day by day.
    Chapter 20 (94% in)
  • The film was a highly advertised and abysmal thing smacking of simpering hair-dressers, cheap perfume, red-plush suites on the back streets of tenderloins, and complacent fat women chewing gum.
    Chapter 38 (15% in)

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