Sentence Examples with the word complacent

He was complacent in the face of the skill of the Ninjas.

Nor is there any lack of evidence of a growing dissatisfaction on the part of many physiologists with the complacent assumption that the methods of physical science, and particularly the conception of causal activity common to the sciences which study inorganic nature, can be transferred without further criticism to the examination of life and mind.

The swimmer was complacent about any situation during a dive.

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They grew complacent about the threat from global terrorism.

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 accused, indeed, of being little more than the complacent executor of the emperor's will, and defended himself in the Reichstag against the charge.

Some of the population grew complacent about the risk of HIV.

And with a complacent sigh he would return to the drawing room.

Not only Nicholas, but even Natasha understood the meaning of his puckered brow and the happy complacent smile that slightly puckered his lips when Anisya Fedorovna entered.

Many academics appeared complacent about the ongoing bombing of Afghanistan, while others viewed it with cheerful approval.