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complacent
used in The Fountainhead

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Definition
contented (unworried and satisfied) — often to a fault
  • Dominique watched him complacently, as if he presented no further problem to her.
    1.14 — Part 1 Chapter 14 (75% in)
complacently = in a satisfied manner — without any concern
  • Once, at a party, a smug, boorish businessman listened to Toohey's earnest social theories for a while and said complacently: "Well, I wouldn't know much about all that intellectual stuff.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (75% in)

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