adj ~ (about sb/sth) (usu derog 通常作贬义) calmly satisfied with oneself, one's work, etc 自满的; 自鸣得意的
*a complacent smile, manner, tone of voice 自满的微笑、姿态、声调
* We must not be complacent about our achievements; there is still a lot to be done. 我们绝不能满足于自己的成绩, 还有很多事情要做.
[Date: 1600-1700; Language: Latin;Origin: , present participle of complacere 'to please greatly', from com- ( COM-) + placere 'to please']
pleased with a situation, especially something you have achieved, so that you stop trying to improve or change things - used to show disapproval
There's a danger of becoming complacent if you win a few games.
a complacent attitude towards the problem
We simply cannot afford to be complacent about the future of our car industry.
1. The winner´s complacent smile annoyed the loser in the football game. 胜利者洋洋自得的微笑使得足球赛的失败者深感厌恶。