Complacency  

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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  1. A feeling of contented self-satisfaction, especially when unaware of upcoming trouble.
    "There was something pathetic in his concentration as if his complacency, more acute than of old, was not enough to him any more. When, almost immediately, the telephone rang inside and the butler left the porch Daisy seized upon the momentary interruption and leaned toward me." --F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Chapter 1
  2. An instance of self-satisfaction

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