uncomplacent

adjective

un·​com·​pla·​cent ˌən-kəm-ˈplā-sᵊnt How to pronounce uncomplacent (audio)
: not feeling or showing satisfaction with oneself or one's position or achievements : not complacent
a confident but uncomplacent attitude

Word History

First Known Use

1805, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uncomplacent was in 1805

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“Uncomplacent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncomplacent. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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