Sentence Examples


  • The manner in which this condition of complacent ignorance came to be disturbed is instructive.
  • In the protest against the scheme of "judging truth by counting noses," Shaftesbury recognized the danger of the standard which seemed to satisfy many deists; and in almost every respect he has more in common with those who afterwards, in Germany, annihilated the pretensions of complacent rationalism than with the rationalists themselves.
  • There is none of the complacent and wise-browed sagacity of Bacon, for Burke's were days of personal strife and fire and civil division.
  • He was complacent in the face of the skill of the Ninjas.
  • It is a complacent assumption of a right to hold one's own opinions.

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