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      n   (=smugness)   autosatisfaction    f     
→ He tried hard not to smile in smug self-satisfaction.        
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self-satisfaction n.

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'self-satisfaction' found in translations in French-English dictionary
1. kindness ; accommoding attitude 2. indulgence ; leniency 3. complacency ; self-satisfaction
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"self-satisfaction": examples and translations in context
The French Presidency has carried it out without self-satisfaction, but with satisfaction in the work done. La présidence française l'a mené à bien sans en tirer d'autosatisfaction, mais avec la satisfaction du travail accompli.
However, ladies and gentlemen, this success must not induce in us any sense of collective self-satisfaction. Mais ce succès, Mesdames et Messieurs les Députés, ne doit pas, cependant, nous conduire à quelque forme d'autosatisfaction collective que ce soit.
Mr President, ladies and gentlemen, pure self-righteousness and self-satisfaction make me want to be a bit sarcastic. Monsieur le Président, Mesdames et Messieurs, face à tant d'infatuation et d'autosatisfaction, je souhaiterais être un peu sarcastique.
The Pharisee embodies an attitude which does not express thanksgiving to God for his blessings and his mercy, but rather self-satisfaction. Le pharisien incarne un comportement qui n’exprime pas l’action de grâce à Dieu pour ses bienfaits et sa miséricorde, mais plutôt l’autosatisfaction.
Madam President, ladies and gentlemen, I do not really approve of the atmosphere of self-satisfaction that is evident in the wake of Monterrey. Madame la Présidente, chers collègues, je ne partage pas vraiment l'atmosphère d'autosatisfaction générée par Monterrey; au contraire, je crois que Monterrey a été en dessous des besoins et des ambitions nécessaires.
Andre is a man who lives for instant gratification, his vanity, his trappings of wealth. His self-satisfaction derived from theorized physical attributes. Andre est un homme qui vit pour la satisfaction instantanée, sa vanité, ses signes de richesse, sa satisfaction dérivée de soi-disant attributs physiques.
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