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complacency

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcomplacencycom‧pla‧cen‧cy /kəmˈpleɪsənsi/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 PROUDa feeling of satisfaction with a situation or with what you have achieved, so that you stop trying to improve or change things – used to show disapproval 🔊 Doctors have warned against complacency in fighting common diseases. 🔊 Despite yesterday’s win, there is clearly no room for complacency if the team want to stay top of the league.
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complacencyCompliance and complacency are the manifest behaviours associated with an infantile dependency culture.The election victories had lulled many of our supporters into a dangerous complacency.But his complacency was soon shaken.Truth does far less harm than insular complacency.The fast money lulled people into complacency.Two groups may act to stop such complacency.no room for complacencyIn the debate about the future of the Labour Party, there can be no room for complacency or morbid defeatism.Although journalists have placed Bristol in the premier league, there is no room for complacency.However, the findings of this study show there is no room for complacency.There is no room for complacency even though 72 percent of parents in the survey rate primary schools as good or better.The message has to be that there's no room for complacency.Still, as they debated the plan on that Sunday night, Clinton and his circle saw no room for complacency.The competition made us our own toughest critics-there was simply no room for complacency.
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