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complacent
used in A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

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contented (unworried and satisfied) — often to a fault
  • I had just slipped up on poor smiling and complacent Dowley so nice and easy and softly, that he never suspected anything was going to happen till the blow came crashing down and knocked him all to rags.
    Chapter 33 (94% in)
complacent = contented (unworried and satisfied)
  • This was an airy slim boy in shrimp-colored tights that made him look like a forked carrot, the rest of his gear was blue silk and dainty laces and ruffles; and he had long yellow curls, and wore a plumed pink satin cap tilted complacently over his ear.
    Chapter 2 (12% in)
  • Their manner and attitudes were the last expression of complacent self-righteousness.
    Chapter 22 (81% in)
  • There are wise people who talk ever so knowingly and complacently about "the working classes," and satisfy themselves that a day's hard intellectual work is very much harder than a day's hard manual toil, and is righteously entitled to much bigger pay.
    Chapter 28 (83% in)
  • Anything could make me nervous now, I was so uneasy—for our lives were in danger; and so it worried me to detect a complacent something in the king's eye which seemed to indicate that he had been loading himself up for a performance of some kind or other; confound it, why must he go and choose such a time as this?
    Chapter 34 (9% in)

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