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Definition of Complacency

Complacency

  1. Calm contentment; satisfaction; gratification.
  2. The cause of pleasure or joy.
  3. The manifestation of contentment or satisfaction; good nature; kindness; civility; affability.

Complacency Quotations

The tragedy of life is often not in our failure, but rather in our complacency; not in our doing too much, but rather in our doing too little; not in our living above our ability, but rather in our living below our capacities.
Benjamin E. Mays

Success breeds complacency. Complacency breeds failure. Only the paranoid survive.
Andy Grove

History shows that all protest movements rely on symbols - boycotts, strikes, sit-ins, flags, songs. Symbolic action on whatever scale - from the Montgomery Bus Boycott to wearing a simple wristband - is designed to disrupt our everyday complacency and force people to think.
Hugh Evans

A higher rate of urgency does not imply ever-present panic, anxiety, or fear. It means a state in which complacency is virtually absent.
John P. Kotter

There is no place for arrogance or complacency in racing because you are up there one minute and on your backside the next.
Tony McCoy
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Complacency Translations

complacency in German is Wohlbehagen
complacency in Norwegian is selvtilfredshet
complacency in Spanish is complacencia
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