Monday, November 13, 2017

complacency [ kuh'm-PLEY-suh'n-see ]

complacency [ kuh'm-PLEY-suh'n-see  ]
noun ]
MEANING :
1. a feeling of contentment often while unaware of some potential danger
2. a feeling of self-satisfaction coupled with an unawareness of probable trouble
3. an instance of self-satisfaction
USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
They lost the cricket match because of the complacency of the captain.
USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
David Haye defends the World Boxing Association heavyweight title in Manchester next Saturday knowing that he can ill afford any complacency against the wily veteran American John Ruiz, whom he considers "more dangerous" than the Russian giant Nikolai Valuev.