complacent

  

Definition

Contented, yet unconcerned, and uneager to improve or change. "He had been getting decent grades, mostly Bs, for so long that he had become complacent and unwilling to try any harder to improve his scores up to an excellent level."

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  • He had become complacent with his life, he didn't like how things had settled into a daily routine and he didn't do anything spontaneous any more.

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  • Her boss wanted to see her work harder, but she had become complacent and figured it was enough to do the bare minimum each day.

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  • Economist warn Wall Street official not to become complacent and to remain ever vigilant in their regulation and analysis of the state of the global financial markets.

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