[ noun ] the feeling you have when you are satisfied with yourself


"his complacency was absolutely disgusting"

Used in print

(Chester G. Starr, The Origins of Greek Civili...)

In the vases this spirit may perhaps at_times bore or repel one in its internal self-satisfaction , but the best of the Geometric pins have rightly been considered among the most beautiful ever made in the Greek world .

Related terms

satisfaction smugness