1. Contented with oneself to a fault; that is, self-satisfied and unconcerned
2. Self-satisfied and unaware of possible dangers
Part of the word ‘Complacent’ sounds like placement and whenever a student finally secures a placement in some company he feels fully satisfied with himself so much so that he may even overlook some of his faults.
1. Ever since he received his raise, he has been the most complacent person in the office and he doesn’t do as much work as he did before.
2. Too many people were complacent when there was a strong economy, but that attitude has changed now that the economy has gone in the other direction.