GRE Word List

COMPLACENCY

self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent

The meaning of the word complacency is self-satisfaction; smugness; ADJ. complacent.

Random words

WordMeaning
unseemlyunbecoming; not proper in behavior; indecent; Ex. leave with unseemly haste
disheveleduntidy (of hair or clothing); V. dishevel
euthanasiamercy killing
feudbitter prolonged quarrel (usually between two peoples or families); V. CF. Romeo and Juliet; CF. feudal, feudalism
gulltrick; deceive; hoodwink; N: person who is easily tricked; dupe
jettisonthrow overboard (from a ship or plane)
schematicof a schema or scheme; relating to an outline or diagram; using a system of symbols; N. schema: diagrammatic representation; outline
expropriatetake possession of (often for public use and without payment)
rouelecherous man
screechunpleasant high sharp sound; shriek; V.