In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1autocomplacencia femeninothe riots shook the government out of its complacency — los disturbios sacudieron al gobierno obligándolo a abandonar su autocomplacencia
- he had every reason for complacency — tenía razones más que suficientes para sentirse contento consigo mismo / para sentirse satisfecho de sí mismo
- Neither panic nor complacency is a rational response to contemporary fascism.
- The last thing you want to do is to make a complacent audience feel more happy in their complacency.
- He warned farmers that there was still an urgent need for caution and there was no room for complacency.
- I would like to see less complacency over crime levels in the area and less smugness on the local environment.
- This is a very dodgy position to be in, as complacency and boredom can quickly set in.
- Despite having achieved so much, there is still no complacency in the ranks.
- But if complacency is replaced with insecurity, what's at all positive about that?
- I felt an overwhelming sense of fear today also, a fear of our ignorance and complacency.
- There may be far too much institutional complacency but there is no reason for despair.
- The danger is that this release from tension may lead to complacency.
- But there are no grounds for complacency, and there is justified fear for the future.
- Fire may be part of the nation's identity, but complacency and greed fan the flames
- Such formal liberties were intended to jolt the viewer out of complacency into a fresh social outlook.
- The first is a profound failure of the imagination, which comes from a certain laziness and complacency.
- Why does there need to be yet another film that shakes parents out of their supposed complacency?
- It was designed to warn us against complacency but also to anticipate a great future for the country and humanity.
- Since when do we have to put up with complacency, rudeness, laziness and neglect of duty?
- The uninitiated might think that the combination of openness and complacency shouldn't matter.
- How long must innocent people continue to pay the price for our indifference and complacency?
- Conservatives may appreciate this liberal complacency when it comes to their own views.
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